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Chanthy
Chanthy, who is 48-year-old and a lovely mother of three unmarried children, lives in a remote area of Prasat Bakong District, Siem Reap Province. To make a living and survive, she feeds pigs to sell to the local dealers and invests in a farming business. Her husband, Theang, works as a car diver. This couple is able to earn USD 8.50 in one day.

Recently Chanthy has applied for a loan, which is the first time for her, to build a hygienic latrine and septic tank, for the sake of her family members. Thanks to the water loan program, with a special rate offered by Hattha Kaksekar Limited (HKL), Chanthy is encouraged to focus on ensuring healthy living conditions, to safeguard the health of her family, and to protect the environment.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of HKL's new water and sanitation loan program designed to help improve living standards of poor and low-income people living in Cambodia. Loans under the program are directed at various products that help improve access to clean water and improved sanitation facilities including loans for water tanks, filters, wells, distribution, and latrines. These loans help to reduce rates of waterborne disease, improve health, and increase economic outcomes for poor families. HKL has designed this social loan product to feature a lower rate than typical.

About HKL

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.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 196
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,044,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Chanthy to build a hygienic latrine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 27, 2014
Listed
Jun 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Feb 20, 2015