Mrs. Chap C., a resident of Koktlokroam Commune, Siem Reap Province, is a 47-year-old farmer specializing in rice and vegetables while her husband, Mr. Noeun Dom, 55, has been a fisherman for about four years. They have six children: one is married; two help their father's business, and the other three are still young.
Chap is applying for a $1,000 loan to purchase two oxen to facilitate the plowing of her farm. She and her husband are shown in the picture.
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.