Kong C. N. is a married 25-year-old village woman who currently sells fresh fish that she gets from her husband’s fishing or that she buys from her wholesale supplier and other fishermen. She runs her business in the market and earns approximately $3 a day. This humble couple has a lovely young child who isn't yet enrolled in school. Kong C. N. also owns a piece of land upon which she grows vegetables. She is requesting a loan to purchase a water pump for her crop.
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.