Nuon S., 57, is a farmer and raises pigs from her house in Pursat Province, which is located 200 kilometers west of Phnom Penh. She can earn around $1.50 per day. She lives with her husband and one child. Her husband is a local doctor and runs a small business selling medicine targeted at the customers who live in his area. Nuon needs a loan for her husband's business to purchase more medicine to sell.
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.