Tim S. is a long-time businesswoman and a low-income person. She has been operating an ice-selling business since the beginning of 2005. She owns an old car that she uses for transporting her items to sell in the mobile place of Siem Reap province. She is widowed and lives with her one kid who supports her out in the business. Recently, her old car broke down, and this is giving her problem in doing her business. If not repaired, this will impact her income. Tim S. is, therefore, asking a loan to repair her broken car. With this loan she can resume her business as before.
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.