Chuon R., 28 years old has been earning daily income by selling a few products in front of her house. Chuon R. sells such products as sweets, sugar, cooking ingredient, fast food, and soft drink. She typically makes around US$3 in profit each day to ensure that her family has a comfortable life. Chuon R. is married to 31-year-old, Nimol, who is a building worker. The couple is blessed with a young kid who is still not enrolled in school. In order to earn extR. profit and to make the business more successful, Chuon R. will be using the loan she requested to purchase some sugar, cooking ingredient and other essential item for selling.
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.