Kung, 42 years of age, is a married woman who is responsible for five children: two married children and three single children. She is currently residing in a village of Prey Chor district, Kompong Cham province. She owns a few pieces of farmland where she grows rice for food. She has been in this business for more than 20 years. Kung relies on the income from her husband who operates a recycling business in the surrounding areas of their neighborhood.
Kung would like to borrow a loan of 700 USD to purchase a motorcycle for home use as well as to help support her husband in collecting recycled materials in far distant areas. Through the loan help, she believes that their profit will be increased as they continue to work very hard. In the future, Kung plans to expand her farmland and hopes to have a fruitful harvest in each season.
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.