Hong is 45 years old and a married woman with 7 children, 5 of whom are attending school. She’s a very hardworking woman who aspires to obtain ahead and improve her business day to day. Hong is skillful in making bamboo baskets, generating approximately 2.50USD each day from this type of business. “More productivity, more profit” is her method to attain a success in life. However, the main income provider is her husband works as a policeman in his local commune.
Due to the lack of the family’s owned vehicle, Hong would like to acquire a loan to purchase a motorcycle for both home and business use. For her prospect, Hong wants to involve herself in trading bamboo baskets in a border market between Cambodia and Thailand.
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.