Mr. Sath, 41 years old, is a humble villager living in the Baray district of Kompong Tom. He is married and blessed with five children. Four of the children are single and still study and the other one is married and lives in his own house. To earn a living, he provides a motorbike taxi services. Mr. Sath’s wife sells many kinds of Khmer cakes in the mobile place. Recently, his existing motorbike has broken down often during use. Because of that, Mr. Sath has decided to seek a loan of $600 from Kiva, which he will use to replace the broken motorcycle.
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.