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Sean
Sean, a citizen from a rural village located in Prey Chhor district, is 47 years old and lives with her husband and her five children, four of whom are employed at various occupations, so only the youngest one is still dependent on her. For more than thirty years, Sean has been farming rice on two small pieces of land in Kampong Cham province. With the current business, she can earn a small income that is very low for her monthly expenses, so her husband supplements their income by working as a paid laborer.

She, along with her husband, decided to request a loan of $1,500 for home renovation. She will buy wallboard to replace her thatched wall and also buy floorboards, and will build a ladder. She hopes that the loan will be granted to improve her shelter, so she can provide her family with a comfortable and safe place to live in.

Additional Information

About HKL

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.

About Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 122
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $35,919,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Sean to buy wallboard to replace her thatched wall and also buy floorboards and build a ladder.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 16, 2013
Listed
Oct 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 17, 2014