Lanh, aged 34, is the mother of two teenaged children. The family are long-time residents of the Baray district of Kompong Tom Province. Kheng, her husband as well as her business partner, is very supportive of her farming business. To earn a better living, they strive to work hard in the field to provide good growth to their crops, which will pay off in the coming harvesting season. The couple has been engaged in this business for many years.
Due to a shortage of capital, Lanh wants to acquire a loan to invest in her business. She is requesting a loan through HKL to hire some workers to help transplant her rice. She expects that this loan will make an improvement in her income.
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.