Pring T. is a 39-year-old farmer. She is married with two children who both attend secondary public school. Her husband works in construction to help the family's finances. Pring T. wants her husband to set up in business as a taxi driver. She believes that such a business would be profitable and help her family meet its daily expenses. Therefore, Pring T. is requesting a loan of $300 USD to add to her savings in order to buy a trailer motorbike (Tuk Tuk) for her husband to begin running a taxi service.
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.