Mom K. works as a cleaning staff in the city of Phnom Penh. She has been in this business since 2005 and she always receives a monthly salary. Mom K. is married, but she divorced her husband many years go. Mom K. has a life partner in her brother-in-law who works as a construction worker in his community. Her brother-in-law always shares his profit with Mom K. to use for daily expense. Presently, he lacks some construction materials to provide his construction service. To help her brother-in-law, Mom K. would like to request a loan for him to buy bricks, cement, a shovel, and other construction supplies.
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.