Sok K. is a hard working woman who has currently been living in Phnom Penh City. She was married, but she divorced her husband years ago. Sok K. lives with two married children and earns a living by planting various crops on their own farmland. Sok K. can earn an income of approximately $4 per day for managing the family’s expenses. Sok K. said that the main profit in her family comes from her son-in-law who works as a motor taxi driver. Currently, her son-in-law wants to purchase a trailer to connect with his existing motorbike, but he lack some fund. To see that, Sok K. wants to encourage her son-in-law and she will use her loan for him to purchase a trailer for connecting with an existing motorbike for providing 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.