Rorng is 38 and a resident living with her husband and four children in Krong Siem Reap, Siem Reap province. Rorng and her husband operate a selling businesses to generate additional income besides a farming business during the rainy season. Rorng cooks and sells food that is normally eaten by drinkers while her husband sells bread through traveling sales. And at the same time, they are managing their household. Through their hardships, this couple is able to make approximately 11 USD per day to provide for their everyday expenses.
To help her continue operations of her farming business, she is requesting a loan of 1,500 USD to cover the costs for planting potatoes and soybeans. She believes that the loan will boost her income as she strives to work and has financial supports. She wants to help her children in their education with a small amount of savings that she has saved regularly and reserved for their 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.