Most of Cambodian people who live in Siem Reap province like doing farming and fishing for their livelihoods. Among them, Mrs. Manh, a 49-year-old single woman, is also involved in fishing business, earning approximately $4.00 per day. Presently she is living with her nephews who always assist her in fishing. Manh intends to expand her fishing activities; she wants to buy an additional machine boat and some fishing tackles, through which she will be able to catch more fish for sale. She hopes that all Kiva’s lender will continue help support in her business.
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.