Di is an industrious mother who always seeks ways to make a better income for her family. She is 34 years old and has one child who is still enrolled in a local school. She and her husband own a few hectares of farmland on which they grow and harvest rice This produces their income and satisfies their living needs. Aside from rice farming, they are involved in trading lotus fruits they collected around their community. They are raising the family in Baray district, Kompong Tom province.
In order to sustain their business and stabilize her income, Di is now requesting a loan of 3,000,000 to purchase lotus fruits for trading. She believes that through this loan she will be able to generate better revenues and hopes that she will become successful in the future.
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.