K., 37, has been farming for more than nine years. She has much experience and grows green beans on her own farmland. This is a skill, she learned from her grandfather. She lives in the rural area of Pursat Province, Cambodia.
K. is married and the mother of three children. All are teenagers and attend school. Her husband's name is Kanhga, age 37, and he helps his wife with growing green bean. As green bean growing is the main source of income for the family, K. is asking for a loan to buy more bean seeds and a cow to serve on the farm.
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.