Triy H., age 23, and her husband, Sokpheurng, age 25, are local farmers who live in the province of Kompong Cham. She and her husband help each other to grow rice and vegetables on their existing farmland, and they earn a profit of around 2.5 each day to help support the family expenses. Growing crops is an annual action with which they have had great success. This couple has one small child.
Triy H. would like to ask for a loan to buy a piece of farmland from her next-door neighbor. With this loan, she will enlarge her rice crop in order to increase her income.
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.