Loh M. is 55 years old and makes a living selling freshwater fish. She uses a bicycle to transport her fish and sells them traveling from village to village in her area. Loh is currently earning around of $5 per day. She is a mother of seven children, three of whom are employed and are working in a garment factory. The other four children are in school. Her husband is a motorcycle taxi driver who earns about $5 a day. Together they meet family's food needs. To make transportation in her business easier, Loh is requesting a loan to purchase a motorcycle to replace her old bicycle for her business travels.
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.