Kean S. is a married woman who is good at cooking many kinds of meals for sale. Currently, she sells breakfast food to students in the local school. She can earn a profit of approximately $5 per day to support her family. Her husband works as a soldier, and he always contributes his monthly salary to Kean S.. In order to increase her revenue, Kean S. is asking for a loan to invest more capital in expanding her food-selling business. She has two single children, who still live under her roof.
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.