Sophors is 27 years old and married. She is a resident of Cheung Prey district, Kampong Cham province. Sophors is engaged in farming, growing rice on small pieces of land, and also works as a paid laborer in the construction industry. She wants to provide her two children a better future, so she is working hard to provide them with basic needs and education. Through her hardships, she is able to makes approximately KHR10,000 per day.
In order to help further improve her income, Sophors is applying for a loan which enables her to buy a cow for breeding. It’s a long investment, so in years to come she hopes to produce more and earn a higher income. For her future plans, Sophors aims to make her family-owned businesses more productive and improve her livelihood status.
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.