Tat is 43 years old and married. She has three children. She lives in the Pouk district of Siem Reap province.
She has been managing a farming business for almost seven years. She grows rice, beans and vegetables during the two seasons of the year. She describes herself as a humble villager but she is diligent in her business.
Now, Tat is requesting a loan through HKL to purchase buffalo to keep for her farming work. She wants to develop her business, to earn a higher income and save some of it for future emergencies of 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.