Chhan C. is a widower from Phnom Penh City, Cambodia. He has been retired from his work for a few years and is living with his five single children. Two of his children are married and live independently. His five single children work in different jobs – four are sewing worker and receive fixed salaries, and they always contribute their earnings to Chhan C. to use for the whole family’s needs.
Chhan C.’s children have been paying money for taxis to get to work because they don't own a vehicle. To solve this problem, he is applying for a loan to purchase a motorcycle, which will allow his children to commute to their work locations.
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.