Mrs. O. is 46 years old and sells chicken in the market. She is widowed with with three children, one of whom is married. One daughter sometimes helps her to sell chicken. Her business has gone well and can earn around $7.50 per day. She has regular customers, including restaurants and hotels. To meet this increasing demand, she needs a loan to purchase chickens and ducks to slaughter and sell. The loan will provide her with enough capital to use for her business.
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.