San S. is 42 and the mother of six single kids, two of whom are working in a garment factory where they have a regular salary. She is a rice farmer who has been growing a variety of crops for many years.
She has a life partner in her husband who earns an income as an electronic repairer at home in Phnom Penh. He also sells some electronic equipment for additional income.
San S. is taking out her loan to purchase more spare parts for radios and TVs, and more electronic tools for her husband’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.