Met and her husband cooperate to find a suitable job to earn more income for their family. Met is a fish and lotus seller in a market near her house. Her husband catches fish in ponds, lakes and the river. Together, they can earn perhaps $10.40 per day. To improve their income, Met wishes to borrow about $800 in order to purchase a place to sell fish and lotuses at another market.
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.