Soun is 27 years old and is responsible for three school-aged children between the ages of 6 to 10. The main business activities are focused on agriculture, including crops and livestock husbandry. She is a proud farmer and enjoys her daily work a lot, although it’s such hard work at the rice field, because she wants to achieve her dream of being a successful entrepreneur, uplifting her family out of poverty and ensuring a bright future for their three children. Soun’s spouse is helpful to her and involved in the same business as her. Together, they can make around USD 10 per day through the business.
Soun now would like to have these funds to pay for whole process of planning potatoes in the up-coming season. This loan will enable her make a stable business and further develop it towards a positive goal. In the future, Soun wants to save some money to renovate her house because it’s too old and is becoming less comfortable for the family.
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.