Phlek K. raises cows in the stall under her house located in the Dongkor commune of Phnom Penh. She has been raising cows since 2009, earning an approximate daily profit of $3.33 to cover daily expenses. Phlek K. is blessed with two children who are enrolled in public school, and her husband is a police officer. Phlek K. also sells a few grocery items in front of her house for extra income. She will be using her loan of US $800 to add to her current savings in order to purchase a new motorcycle for the whole family's traveling needs.
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.