Mrs. Huy, 43, is a married woman and the mother of ten children.: seven of them are married and living independently while the other three are single and work in different jobs. Her husband, Seng (47), sells chickens next to his house and makes around $1.25 every day. She is an energetic and determined woman who has worked hard to earn enough money to feed all her children since they were very young. Mrs. Huy is applying for this loan to purchase a motorbike for her husband to use to pick up chickens; to buy seed and fertilizer so that the family can grow crops; and also to buy additional chickens to sell. Mrs. Huy and her husband are shown together in the photo.
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.