Onn is 31 years old and a married woman who is responsible for two school-age children. She lives with her family in a village of Ang Snoul district, Kandal province. She is a good mother and housewife who pays full attention to her family, cares for her children, serves food, and prepares everything in a well-arranged way.
She says that to provide a healthy and comfortable living to her family is the main obligation for her. However, Onn also wants to help her husband earn income for the family. And recently, Onn has been involved in a fruit-selling business. She retails mangoes that she buys in bulk from a plantation in her commune. From this business, Onn is able to make an income of USD 5 per day.
To further develop her business, Onn would like to take out a loan of USD 1,300 to purchase mangoes in bulk for future sale. She believes that this loan will enable her to work out her plans, and she hopes that she will becomes successful in the future.
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.