This is Li. She is 55 years old and a resident living from Reussey Keo district, Phnom Penh. She is married to Lors, her husband and a father of four grown-up children.
Li and her husband are working hard in a retail business to continually provide income for their everyday expenses. As usual, they retail dried fish at mobile markets and generate an average income of 8 USD per each. They have been operating this business for over 10 years. Li thanks to her frequent customers who love eating her dried fish.
To help her continue the operation of her business, she is requesting a 1,500 USD to purchase more dried fish to expand her inventory for a constant sale. She expects a boost in her business income as she expands her business.
Also with a portion of the loan, she will use to renovate broken parts of her present house to better their living conditions.
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.