Teav is 53 years old and is a married woman who has been living in a small village of Batey district, Kompong Cham province. She has a big family consisting of 7 children; four are single and three are married. One among her children acts as a seamstress and provides sewing services to local people. Teav’s main business is rice farming. She has been managing in this business for over 30 years with experiences. Normally, she grows rice twice a year on her own farmland and she has her spouse help her in this business.
At the present, Teav would like to take out a loan to build a store for her daughter to provide her sewing service. She is very happy for the loan granted and she hopes that she will obtain a good profit from the investment.
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.