Mr. Cheng, age 30, is a Tuk Tuk driver who picks up passengers to visit interesting places in and around Siem Reap Province. For his motor service, he can receive a high fee from his customers as he is very skilled.
For additional family income, Mr. Cheng’s wife sells breakfast food, Khmer noodle, to the neighbors in her community and she also plants crops on her farmland according to the seasons. Their two children still study in school. Mr. Cheng will be using his loan to assist his wife to hire a machine for plowing on the farm so she can begin to plant her 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.