Ron is 38 years old and married with five single children, two of whom work and help Ron financially. She has been operating a general store at home from which she sells various products. She typically generates an income of approximately 4.00 USD per day. Ron’s husband shares the responsibility for the family by working as a paid laborer on a rubber tree plantation.
Ron would like to increase her stock of merchandise to satisfy her customers. She is asking for a loan in the amount of 1,500 USD to purchase canned items, noodles, candy, snacks, cigarettes, beverages, personal care products and other miscellaneous household products. She hopes to have more customers and increase her revenue as a result of these purchases. This will be her fifth loan with HKL and she is an honest client.
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.