E. is 58 years old and is a resident of Pursat Province where she has owned a plot of land since 1979. She grows rice crops, which she plants twice a year during the dry season and rainy season. She is widowed and is the mother of three children. All of her children are single. To help the family, three of her children are employed. One of her employed daughters is running a small grocery store. To earn additional income, E. is requesting a loan for her daughter so she can buy more grocery inventory for sale.
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.