Run, aged 47, is married and has been blessed with four children. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water, located in the Prey Chor district of Kopong Cham.
For the past 30 years, she has operated a farming business, mainly harvesting rice to supply food for the family and for sale. She normally generates a net income of $4 per day. Her monthly expenses are food and allowances for her children. She dreams of expanding her rice farm and adding more crops according to the seasonality of crops.
With the USD 1,000 loan, she wants to buy a motorcycle for household use. She has some savings, and she will add the loan to that and purchase a motorcycle. She decided to be with HKL in order to improve her living standards.
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.