Mr. Im is 52 years old, living in Baray district. He runs a horse-cart taxi, providing service for passengers or for picking goods up. He earns a profit of $3 a day to help meet his family's expenses. He is married with eight children – four of them are single and the rest are married and living away from home. Most of them are employed in different occupations. His wife is a rice farmer.
Mr. Im often helps his wife with the business growing crops when he has time away from his horse-cart taxi. Mr. Im is looking for Kiva funds to use to pay for plowing costs and to purchase insecticides, seeds, and fertilizers for growing the crop well.
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.