Oeur K., 27, has been a tailor at Bekchan market, Phnom Penh City, Cambodia, since 2007, earning an average profit $3.25 per day. Her husband is a construction worker who earns about $4.5 per day. Oeur is requesting a loan of $1,100 to buy a new motorcycle for easier and cheaper access to her business location and for general transportation. In the future, she plans to open a tailor shop, buy a new house and enable her child to achieve a high education level, her first priority.
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.