You is 49 years old and a mother of six children, happily residing with her family in Prey Chor district, Kompong Cham province. She has been dedicated for over 30 years to a business of growing crops according to the seasons. Aside from her hardship at the rice field, You occasionally devotes her time to help her husband in producing mortar and pestle sets, earning approximately 5.00 USD each day.
You is requesting the loan to effectively manage the costs of her son’s wedding party, which will be coming very soon. She expects the impact of the loan will enable her to meet the financial needs for this party and make a good preparation for everyone. For her future plan, You dreams to have a good business with an abundant harvest and to obtain a higher profit that will let her improve her home.
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.