Tonh is a local farmer living in Kampot province, Cambodia. Farming is the family’s main source of income. He owns a few hectares of field, on which he primarily grows rice, both for sustenance and for sale. He has been in the business for almost 30 years ago, earning approximately of 5.00 USD per day. His wife is his good partner who always helps him in maintaining their farm. Tonh is now 42 years old and has eight children, some of whom are employed while the other are still students.
With the requested loan, Tonh plans to purchase a motorcycle for their transportation needs because his family is big, so they need more requirements for a better living situation. Tonh aims to provide a higher education to all his children through his hard work and perseverance.
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.