Va is 50 years old and is married with 4 children, living in Prey Chor district of Kompong Cham province. Va now has become a single parent and tried hard in agricultural business to raise this family and ensure a good living for her children. Two of them are already married, while the remaining children are single and live together with her. Recently Va’s elder son has just finished a course of skills learned how to be a motor fixer in Phnom Penh city. And now he wants to start running this type of business in his community. However, he really needs some additional funds to attain his goal.
Va is a good mother who always gets involved with all of her children and helps to deal with their concern as possible as she can. As of now, she is asking for a loan of USD 1,100 to supplement the existing capital to open a small shop and buy motorcycle spare parts for her son to start providing his fixing service to local people. Va hopes that her this new business will earn her family a good income and improve her living condition.
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.