Yim is a widower, age 62, living in Kompong Cham province. He is the father of four children -- three single children and one married. Most of his children quit studying and have independent lives. Yim dedicates his time to rice farming, from which he is able to earn in the neighborhood of USD 5.00 per day to support the family. He has been doing this type of business for almost 33 years.
Now, he would like to acquire a loan of USD 1,100 to purchase a cow for farming purposes as well as for breeding. This loan will enable him to make progress in his business and allow him to be successful in the future. In years to come, Yim plans to expand his land and increase his production.
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.