Chan has been a farmer, growing rice and vegetables for almost 10 years, and it has been her primary source of income for the family. She is married to a farmer and she has become a good mother of two children. Chan and her husband have a good cooperation, and at the moment they are quite busy with their vegetable farm where they work to provide good nutrition for their vegetables. Chan is very ambitious for her business and she dreams of having a bigger land size to cultivate more crops, so as to improve her standard of living.
Chan has been with HKL for a loan already and she successfully used her previous loan to improve her income. This will be her second loan cycle, which she will utilize to buy a farm animal to keep growing her current business. She hopes this loan will be a wise investment for her and that she can continue to upgrade 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.