Phork is an industrious woman who devotes herself to rice farming to provide her seven children with good opportunities of education. She is 55 years old and has seven children, residing in Baray district, Kompong Tom province. At this time, some of her children are already married and have their own families. Only two children are still in need of her support for their university degree. For additional income, Phork operates a small store in her village and serves a kind of Khmer food between lunch time and dinner to local people.
In order to help her children achieve success in life, Phork would like to take out a loan in the sum of USD 700, to pay for university fees. She said that she wants to see all of her children have a good education and a better life in store for them. She hopes to receive the loan from kind lenders to support her children’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.