Mr. Phon S. is a 47 year old fisherman. He fishes at Tunle Sap Lake, earning about US$3.00 per day. His wife, Mrs. Y Seat is 50, and is a farmer, earning about US$1.60 per day. Phon has four children, one of whom is married. They live in Anglung Samnor Commune, Siem Reap Province. Phon is seeking a loan of US$375 to buy fishing equipment. The loan will improve his fishing business and increase their family's income. Phon's wife is pictured because Phon 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.