P., 24, lives in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. She runs a small stall behind her house where she raises ducks to lay eggs for sale. She also sells fish in the local market, and she can earn an income of approximately $3 a day. She currently cares for two children. Both of them attend school. She is married to Kol, 34, who is a local fisherman. She usually gets her fish to sell from her husband's fishing and she sells them for a profit. P. is asking for a loan in order to purchase a second-hand motorcycle. She will use it to transport the fish to the market.
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.