Uk is a responsible housewife who devotes her time to taking care of the family and helping her spouse manage their rice farm. She is now 25 years old and the mother of a young kid who just enrolled in school last year. Uk needs to earn more income to support her child's present and future education. For his reason, Uk has begun to diversify into other forms of agriculture like fishing, to stabilize her finances and ensure a bright future for her child. In spite of hardships and difficulties, Uk has a strong determination to improve their standard of living.
Now, Uk needs to acquire more capital to purchase a piece of land to increase her rice production. She believes that she can improve the business and yield a better income as she continues to struggle with her hardships.
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.