Mrs. Proeun, 32, is a married woman who is in the business of pig raising business. She has been in this business for more than 2 years. She typically earns an average of $4.00 per day to cover her daily needs. And presently she has been blessed with 2 school-age children attending in a local public primary school. Proeun wants to improve her business: buys additional piglets to raise, build a healthy pigpen for her pigs and purchase pig feeds. However, she has inadequate capital to attain her goal. Therefore, she is taking out a loan from HKL and Kiva to support in her pig fattening business. She hopes that her business will improve and thereby increase her household revenue.
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.