Sin K. is a ticket seller at private company in Siem Reap Province. Sin K. was married for many years, but she has been divorced from her husband for a few years. Sin K. has two kids who are still studying in school. Presently, Sin K. is not comfortable because her house often needs to be repaired. She would like a loan to repair her old house.
The other three borrowers include:
Mrs. Lim V., a fish porter, who is asking for a loan to buy some pieces wood to repair her broken house.
Mrs. Uch R., who will use this loan to purchase a used motorbike to replace the old one.
Mrs. Sin P., who is asking for a loan to buy fishing equipment for her fishing business.
About HKLHattha 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.
This is a Group Loan
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