Say is a 54-year-old married mother of two children. Both her children are employed, working in construction.
Say has spent most of her life working in rice husbandry in Kompong Cham province. She works in this type of business along with her husband. Together, they generate in the neighborhood of US $10 per day to provide economic stability for their family.
Now she is requesting a loan of US $1,000 to buy a second-hand motorcycle for her two sons to travel to their workplaces. She aspires to raise her family out of poverty someday.
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.