Mrs. Bo S. is a widowed porridge seller who lives in Kandal Province. She sells a variety of food including porridge and noodle soups from her house in the village. She has three children, all of whom are single; one works as a construction worker, one works selling fishes, and another one is in school. S. also cares for her old mother. To expand the business and improve income, S. would like to request a loan to purchase ingredients to make porridge and noodle soup selling. Any remaining amount will be used to decorate her business stall.
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.