Mrs. Chan is 31 years old, a resident who has been living Baray district, Cambodia. She is married with two children who are attending school. Presently Mrs. Chan owns 3 hectares of farmland for growing rice, potatoes, and vegetable crops. Today her farmland is available again after the rice season has just ended. Mrs. Chan will start growing her potato crops next. However, due to lack of her capital, Mrs. Chan won’t be able to start this project. So now she acquires this loan from HKL and Kiva to buy her crop seeds, fertilizers, and other basic materials for her project. She is very grateful for the support of her business. She hopes that she will be able to upgrade her standard of living in the future.
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.