Sorn, 31, is a resident of Kompong Chhnag Province. She is a vendor who sells produce in the busy local market. She sells different kinds of vegetables and earns an average of $3 a day. She is married to Tith, 41, who is in the military and they have three school-aged children. Sorn will be using a Kiva loan to purchase some pig-feed and piglets for breeding. She will use a part of her loan to buy planks and stone pillars for reconstructing her old house which is getting older and older.
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.