Meu, 47 years of age, is a married woman and a mother of three children. She is currently residing in small village of Reussey Keo district, an area of Phnom Penh. She has a position in a local market as a fish vendor. In parallel, Meu husband sells crushed ice with syrup to especially to adults or young children in the street. Together, this couple is fortunate to generate approximately $7 USD each day to provide for the needs of their family. They have been doing this more than five years.
To help her employed children who are currently facing transportation difficulty, she would like to obtain a loan amounting to $1,200 USD to purchase a motorcycle for supporting her children in their traveling needs. Also, she will use the remaining funds to purchase a sugar cane juice machine for her husband in order to improve his business pursuits. She's hoping that her requested loan will be granted, so that she will further improve her family-owned businesses and her living status.
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.