Sat S. is 51 years old and is a handicraft maker who makes cradles for sale. She can generate a daily profit of $3 in order to make her family’s living conditions more stable. Her husband is a local trader who orders various produce and sells it in mobile retail around the country. This couple now has five children; one of whom is married and lives independently and the others are still single and studying. Sat S. is looking for a loan for her husband to use as capital to invest in his business activities.
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.