The woman sitting on the bed in the picture above is Mrs. Bun, a 42-year-old farmer residing in Prey Chor Province. Since 1995, she has experience in the crop-planting business. Her husband earns a daily income by providing horse cart service to all villagers and others passing by. Mrs. Bun is looking for a $600 loan as capital in order to purchase a piece of farmland from her neighbors. She can use this land to enlarge her crop planting. She has four children who are married already and most of them live in separate houses.
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.