Mrs. Kim C., 29 years old, grows vegetables, as well as being a construction worker. She earns around US$4 per day. Her husband, Mr. Hun Han, 40 years old, is also a construction worker. Kim has one child and they live in Ampil Commune, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia.
Because of increasing expenses for transportation and traveling to work, she is requesting a loan of US$700 to purchase a used motorcycle for her family. She can use it to transport her vegetables to sell, and to reduce her family's traveling expenses.
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.