Neang P. is a 42-year-old rice farmer who lives in the Ornlong Veng district of Siem Reap province. She is married to Kam Khim, age 46, who works with her in the farming business. Usually, the couple can generate around $6 each day for various family expenses. They have five single children; a few of them help with planting the rice crop and a few are studying in school. Due to the rainy season coming now, Neang P. would like to borrow a loan to purchase insecticides and potato seed for planting.
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.