The two people in this picture are Noem S., 25, and her husband, who is 35. They currently live in Siem Reap Province. Noem earns a living by raising pigs behind her house. She raises them to breed and also for slaughter. The couple has four children, all of whom are single.
In order to earn extra income, Noem is requesting a loan to buy pig feed and to purchase piglets to raise.
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.