Mrs. Ton B. is a 55-year-old farmer who earns around $3.50 per day. She lives with her husband Sok Kuon and her five children in the Kork Srok Village, Siem Reap Province. Kuon, 45, makes $3 per day as a bricklayer. Some of their children are students, while others earn $2.50 per day as bricklayers.
To help sustain her business and expand for the future, B. seeks a loan of $400 to improve her farming business by purchasing more oxen.
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.