Thorng T. is 41 years old and a married woman. She is a recycling seller. She often buys used goods to sell to a wholesaler, who then sells the goods in bulk to other provinces or countries. The used goods she deals in are mostly leftover electrical wires and plastic. Her husband is a horse cart deliverer. They are humble parents who has been blessed with a lovely young child. Thorng T. has inherited a piece of farmland from her grandparents. In addition, she hopes to grow various crops on her own land. Due to lack of money, Thorng T. decided to seek a loan to purchase farming materials such as seeds, a pumping machine, and other supplies to begin a farming business. Thorng T. and her husband appear in the picture.
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.