Say P. is a 52-year-old local rice farmer who lives in Kompong Cham province. She and her husband work together in the farming business. The couple has five children, all of whom are single. To help with the family's daily expenses, one of their children is employed as a building construction worker and earns an average daily income of $3. Because their farm is not near a watering system, Say P. would like a loan to buy a pumping machine for irrigation.
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.