Hoy S. farms and raises pigs in Ponleur Preahphos Village, Siem Reap Province, earning about $1.50 per day, while her husband buys chickens from a villager to sell in the market. They have two children, one of whom is married, while the other works in Siem Reap Province, earning about $1.50 per day. Now Mrs. S. is requesting a loan of $1000 to purchase a motorcycle for her husband to transport the chickens to the market .
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.