Chhin A. is a local farmer who has been living in the city of Phnom Penh. She can make a profit from this farming business of around $3 per day, and her husband also assists her in the same business. She always cultivates rice crops on her own farmland in both rainy season and dry season.
Presently, she will plant her crop for the dry season rice field but she lacks some farming supplies. Chhin A. would like to request a loan to buy necessary farming supplies to start growing her crops. She hopes to use the rest of the loan funds to fix her broken machine. Chhin A. is blessed with three children, two of whom are single. One is married and lives independently.
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.