Mrs. Math is 60 years old and the mother of six children. She lives with her family in Phnom Penh City in Cambodia. Currently, she stays at home to care for her children and to cook for her family. Mrs. Math depends on the income from her husband’s fishing and from her four employed children, who are working in different jobs.
Recently, Mrs. Math's husband cannot catch fish because he lacks the necessary equipment and some of his existing equipment is ruined. Mrs. Math is seeking a loan to allow her husband to repair his broken equipment.
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.