Meu is 54 years old and a married man who has been living in Baray district of Kompong Tom province. He has four children, all of whom have independent lives and live separately with their families around the province. Meu has become a single parent since his wife died a few years ago.
He strives to work hard in his rice field. He is thankful. Meu plants various crops on his farmland, including rice, potatoes and vegetables.
As of now, he has applied for a loan of KHR 4,000,000 to hire laborers transplanting his rice and harvesting his potato crops. He is very happy with his fruitful harvest in this season. He will use his income to reinvest in the business for expansion and he hopes to double his return in the following season.
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.