Kev A. is a widow and a homemaker with many household duties. She spends much of her time cooking meals and maintaining the property inside and around her house. She no longer has a life partner because her husband died of senility four years ago. She has five children, three of whom are married.
She now lives with one of her married children who works as a sewing worker and whose husband is a Tuk Tuk (motor taxi driver). Her daughter and her son-in-law always share their earnings with Kev A. to use toward the family expenses. As his motorbike is getting old, it needs to be repaired very often. Kev A. wants to help her son-in-law to buy a new one, but she doesn’t have the money to do so. Therefore, Kev A. is requesting a loA. in order to purchase a new motorcycle for her son-in-law's business.
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.