Li M. is 53 years old and has been selling shampoo in her house for more than nine years. She sells her products to a wholesaler and other villagers in her community. She is married to Mr. Him, 55, who is a fresh fish seller in the a local market. Her husband always travels to the market to sell his fish by hiring a taxi or walking because he doesn't have his own vehicle. To solve the problem, Li M. has requested a loan in the amount of $1000 to be used to buy a new motorcycle so they don't need to hire a taxi.
Hattha Kaksekar Limited is one of the largest and most successful microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Cambodia. The organization provides microfinance services to the poor, particularly women, in urban and rural areas. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand the outreach of HKL’s financial services to a greater number of clients in rural areas of Cambodia.