Mrs. Phorn Y., 32 years old, is a farmer who raises ducks while her husband is a rice wine maker. Mrs. Y. makes around $4.13 per day and her husband earns about $3.33 per day. They have four children, all of whom live at home in Daunley Village in Siem Reap Province. Her duck breeding business is expanding and Mrs. Y. would like to ask for a loan to purchase more ducks to breed. She would like to use the remainder of her loan to help her husband fix his wine making kiln.
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.