Sokhorn is a 49-year-old married woman who works in agriculture to make her living. Sokhorn has a few pieces of land, where she grows and harvests rice to sell. Sokhorn has two cows, which she uses to maintain the rice fields. She has been a farmer for more than 23 years and earns approximately 2.50 USD per day. Sokhorn is a very hardworking woman who seeks ways of improving her current business to make sure that she will provide enough for the household.
Sokhorn is acquiring this loan to buy a used motorcycle for her employed children, who are working in Phnom Penh. This motorcycle will allow them to reduce unnecessary costs incurred by them in commuting to work. In the future, Sokhorn is aiming to further develop her agricultural businesses to make sure that she'll have a high rice production that she can sell in the markets at a good price. Sokhorn was photographed in the photo with her husband in front of their house located in Kampong Thom Province.
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.