Loek is a 50-year-old married woman who permanently lives with her family in Prey Chor district, Kompong Cham province. To earn a livelihood, she cultivates various kinds of crop and makes enough income to cover her daily expenses. Loek has tried hard in her business because she wants to ensure a bright future for her four children.
At the present, she wants to borrow USD 1,000 to purchase an extra plot of farmland to increase her production. This loan will enable her to make improvements in her business as well as her living conditions. She plans to use her increased income to reinvest in her farming business and save 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.