Yin B., 34, raises pigs and sell piglets for breeding as well as pork. He is married and supports three children, all teenagers. His wife helps in this business. He sells his piglets to other breeders for $40 apiece and also pigs for slaughter. The business is doing well, and his customers come to his house to buy. He is asking for a loan to expand his business by purchasing more piglets, buying pig feed, and making improvements to the pigpen.
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.