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Kak is one of residents from Prey Chor district, Kompong Cham province. She is 57 years old and married. She has six children, all of whom have independent lives and live separately with their own families around the province. Kak is a farmer who owns a few hectares of farmland for rice cultivation, while her husband is in the business of making mortars and pestles and grinders for sale. Kak’s husband has his frequent customers who come to buy his products in the village.

Kak is asking for a loan from Kiva, through HKL, to purchase raw mortar for her husband to make mortars and pestles and grinders. She hopes to obtain a good income from the investment. In the future, she would like to expand her family-owned business and save some money to renovate her present house.

Additional Information

About HKL

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.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 48
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,847,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,008.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Kak to purchase raw mortar for her husband to make mortars and pestles and grinders.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2012
May 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2013