In the province of Kompong Thom, Chhin E., 25, has been feeding piglets in the cage behind her house for selling when they are big enough. Her husband is a recycling buyer and they can make an income of $2.50 per day. They have given birth to a child who is still enrolled in a local school.
In order to increase her income, Chhin E. would like to ask for a loan as an advance for purchasing cashews in bulk for resale. This couple intends to finish college, to expand the business, and they want to enlarge her house.
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.