K., 23, is a local construction worker. She started her job almost three years ago and is famous for her perfect work which is recognized by the locals. K. is married to Thoo who works with her. The spouse lives with another sister who earns a living by raising pigs in the pigpen behind her house. The labor job in construction work is K.’s main source of the family income. Now, K. is requesting a loan of $1200 to buy a motor for work and to buy more piglets for her sister. The loan will help the family achieve a better living.
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.