Yov, age thirty-eight, is married woman who has been residing in Prey Chor district of Kompong Cham province. She has a common law relationship with her husband and has two school-age children. Yov has spent most of her life cultivating rice alongside her husband within the two seasons of the year.
She requested a loan of 300 USD to pay for the funeral ceremony of her mother who passed away a few weeks ago. She hopes our lenders will help her family in their time of need. She tells us that she will pay back her loan regularly as scheduled.
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.