Mrs. Nang T., 31, works raising pigs to sell, earning US$ 2 per day. She is married with two children, both of whom are young and stay home. Her husband, Mr. Hay Hang, 35, sells wood for carving that he finds in the forest. To improve her husband's business, Nang needs a loan of 3,000,000 Riel to purchase two buffalos to use for transporting the wood. Nang's husband is pictured because she was not available.
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.