Mam K. is 60 years old and lives in Kampong Tom Province. She is a local farmer of a plot she was given by her parents. She is married to Uch Phieng, 63, who is also a local farmer. They have two married children living separately and one school-aged child living with them. She is now looking for a loan of US$ 1,200 to buy ducks and duck feed because she wants to increase her income from home. Her spouse hopes that their children can finish university degrees.
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.