Mr. Run V. is 28 years old and is married to Oun Shey Touch, age 24. Both live in Siem Reap Province where they own and run a store to sell items including various kinds of drinks like beer and some kinds of foods that their customers eat at their location. They can earn a profit of approximately $16 a day, and have been in business since 2005. The couple take care of one young child. V. hopes to expand the business to fill his customers' requirements and to earn more income to help meet his family's needs. V. would like to request a loan to purchase additional ranges of drinks for re-sale. (V.'s wife is pictured, because he was not available at that day)
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.