Khuth lives in Dongkor commune, Phnom Penh city. She owns a beauty salon that is in front of a shoe factory. She has worked as a hair dresser for 6 years. She offers also hair removal, make-up, pedicures and manicures. She works honestly and that is why she has many clients using her services. Moreover, she also acts as a seamstress with experience. She restores clothes and other outerwear. Typically, she is able to make income of USD 6.50 per day. She is married and has a school-aged kid.
Khuth would like to take out a loan from HKL to buy products for the beauty salon and purchase clothes for tailoring. Khuth hopes to expand her store and make it larger than the one she has now and wants to save money for her child’s education.
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.