Til S. has been in farming business for a long time. She had learned from her grandparent when she was still unmarried. She is now married and has four kids, three of whom are unmarried and the other is married and lives independently. Her husband works in the farm fields frequently alongside her. Growing crops is an annual activity with which she has had great success. She is able to plant the crops at least twice a year by following both rainy and dry seasons. Til S. is going to use her loan to buy a cow, fertilizers and seeds for planting in the dry season.
Note: Til S. and her husband are shown 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.