Hâm P., age 51, is a local farmer in Kompong Cham province. Her husband works as a motor taxi driver. Together they earn 3.50 dollars per day to use for the family’s needs. Besides her farming business, Hâm P. also sells vegetables to earn extra income. The most imporant factor in their success is that this couple always pay attention in their work and are also very friendly.
Hâm P. has four children, the oldest is married. Two of their children are factory workers who receive wages of 80 dollars per month. Hâm P. used this loan for US$800 to expand her business by purchasing more vegetables to sell, and by buying a trailer to connect to her motorcycle to pick up items to sell in the local market. She hopes this loan will make their living easier than before.
Hâm P. and her young child are pictured in the photo.
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.