Pich D. earns income farming rice and raising poultry. She and her husband started the business in 1980. D. has one daughter who is a teenager and attends school. D. and her husband work hard to generate income for supporting their family. Every year, D. buys rice stocks to keep for a while and then re-sell for profit. The business has been going well, and D. would now like to expand it. Therefore, she is asking for a loan to be able to purchase rice stocks for re-sale and to buy additional pigs and chicken to raise.
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.