Mrs. Oun lives in Kompong Cham where she and her husband earn about $3 a day by growing rice and potatoes. The couple has four children, one of whom is a driver for a loan company while the other three are still in school. Mrs. Oun is applying for a loan to help pay for the cost of planting her new potato crop.
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.