Mr. Sopha K. is 30 years old and works for a local organization in Pursat Province, earning about US$3.00 per day. He lives with his wife and his children in Snam Preagh Commune, Pursat Province. His wife, Mrs. Ses Chan, is 20 years old and sells groceries and grows rice, earning approximately US$5.00 per day.
Mr. Sopha is requesting a loan US$600 to purchase more grocery stock for his wife's business. He will use the rest of the loan to purchase fertilizer for his wife's rice crop. The loan will help to increase the family's income to support their daily expenses. Mr. Sopha's wife is pictured because of Sopha was unavailable.
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.