Mrs. Yem C., 29 years old, is married (Her husband is pictured.) and the mother of a young child who is enrolled in school. To earn a living, Mrs. Yem C. is an internal staff member working in the garment industry. Her husband has a small business where he sells cooking supplies in and around the provinces of Cambodia.
Mrs. Yem C. thinks that her husband's trade is a very profitable one, and it also provides the family with a good standard of living. Recently, her husband has lacked funds to buy additional products to better meet the needs of his customers. Mrs. Yem C. would like to borrow some money for her husband to purchase more products to sell.
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.