Long is thirty-six years old and is married to Sem, forty. Together they have four children. They live in their own home in Prey Chor district of Kompong Cham province. Long is kind and friendly to local people around her commune. She has been involved in the agriculture business for over twenty years. She began this work alongside her spouse in order to provide for their family's basic necessities, particularly to feed and educate her school-age children.
Long is applying for a loan to buy cows to work on her farmland as well as for breeding. This loan will contribute to improving her farming business and she hopes to get good harvests in the future. This will be her fifth loan with HKL, and she is committed to repaying it on time.
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.