Mrs. Iem P., 38, sells oxen. She is married with two children, both of whom are young. Normally, she buys oxen and livestock and keeps them for a while so that she can sell them for a profit. She cooporates with her husband. To improve their business, Iem and her husband need a loan of 1,000,000 Riel to add as capital to purchase oxen for sale.
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.