Loh is 63 years old, a widow, and a mother of six grown-up children. Two of her children are married, and four of them are single. Her family relies on her four children who are all employed in various careers; one among them provides a transportation business in their area. Loh’s son would like to expand his services and make it more profitable. He wants to have a tuk-tuk to make his dream come true.
To assist her son and sustain his transportation business, Loh has applied for a Kiva loan to buy a tuk-tuk. This may result as a good profit for Loh’s family. She hopes that through this loan, her son will be able to go far in his business. This will be Loh’s first loan cycle with HKL as well as Kiva.
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.