Nhik V. has been in the farming business for years in Kompong Tom province. She plants various crops to earn a living and usually generates an income of $1.20 each day. Her husband died of senility years ago. Nhik V. is blessed with four children, two of whom are married while the other two are single. Two of her employed children are sewing worker in the garment industry.
Presently, her children wish to buy a small kiosk in order to start a sewing service business. This is the reason Nhik V. has decided to look for lenders on Kiva.
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.