Khim K., 43, is married and resides with her husband and six children in Kompong Cham Province, Cambodia. All of her children are single; two of them are working in different jobs. Khim K. inherited farmland from her grandmother and she grows different kinds of crops, such as rice and vegetables on her farmland. Her husband is highly skilled at building stone and wooden houses. He has a few employees to help him provide his service. He receives a lot of orders from his clients to construct their houses. The main income in this family comes from her husband’s business. Khim K. would like to request a loan from Kiva to help her husband purchase construction equipment for his building service.
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.