Phon is a villager who lives in the province of Siem Reap. He is a local policeman. He has been working in this job since 2006 and has a formal salary each month.
His wife is a local rice farmer who also breeds a few domestic animals, and she is able to make an income of approximately of $1.5 each day to share responsibility with Phon for daily expenses.
Phon would like to seek a $600 loan to support his wife by paying for plowing costs and planting potato seeds.
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.