Rice planting is the most popular business for people who live in the countryside. Mrs. Hoa is among those who earn an income from farming. She always uses her own fertile farm to grow many kinds of crops, according to the season. Her husband works alongside her in the field. They also depend on their two children; one is a businesswoman and one is employed as a factory worker in Phnom Penh City. Mrs. Hoa would like to ask for a loan of $800 to buy some bean oil to stock for future sale.
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.