Mrs. Teht, 38, is a married woman who has been living in Ornlong Veng district of Siem Reap province. To make a living, Mrs. Teht is selling fast food in and around her community using her old motorcycle connected to a trailer at the side. She always sells different kinds of meatballs and she is able to earn income of approximately $3.50 per day in order to support her financial expenses. Mrs. Teht has three single children and most of them sell some mixed items.
Mrs. Teht is requesting this loan to buy a second-hand motorbike to replace the broken one. With the rest of loan funds, she will support her children’s mixed product selling business. As for her future plans, she intends to expand her children's business to large size and to build a new house which is bigger than their current house.
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.