Neang P. usually buys fish in bulk from suppliers and fisherman and then sells them retail them in the local market. She is 39 years old and is a villager living in rural area of Kompong Tom province. She is married and has two children who are employed as garment workers in Phnom Penh City. Her husband, Ban, age 45, is a local building foreman.
Neang P. is requesting a loan of $600 to increase her current capital. The loan will help the family attain a better standard of 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.