Savun is 33 years old, married, and has three children who attend school. She is an experienced farmer from Prasat Bakong, Siem Reap province. She also runs a small business of tailoring clothes from her home. Her husband is a farmer. Savun has been involved in farming for many years and in tailoring clothes for almost 10 years.
Savun is requesting a loan, which she will use to purchase a seed husking machine to enable her to improve her farming productivity and earn additional income. She hopes to increase her farming products, to have better quality products, and to improve her finances. Her next goal is to open a tailoring shop in a public gathering area in her community, where she expects to make a high income to satisfy her basic living needs.
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.