The woman shown in the picture above, Mrs. Mov, is a 35-year-old farmer residing in the rural area of Kompong Cham Province. She has been planting rice crops as her annual business. Her husband works in construction. Mrs. Mov is looking for a $1100 loan as capital to support her farming business. She will use the loan to buy fertilizer and rice seeds for planting. Mrs. Mov has three single children, two of whom are assisting her husband in the construction business. The other one is attending school.
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.