Mong is 40 years old, married, and has four children. She lives in peaceful village in a suburb area of Phnom Penh. She is working her hard to improve her standard of living. She has operated a rice farming business for many years. Her husband provides transportation service around the commune and contributes his income to support the family.
Mong is requesting a loan, which she will use to purchase a young cow for the maintenance of the rice field. With the remainder of the loan, she will fix some broken parts of her house. Mong dreams of having a good house since it is old and not safe for the family to live in.
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.