Yang is 70 years old, married and the father of five children, four of whom are married. He lives with his family in the Prey Chor district of Kompong Cham province. He is very industrious and skilled in farming because he has been in this type of work for over 40 years. He usually generates an average income of 8,000 KHR per day to cover his daily needs. At this moment, Yang is requesting a loan to buy fertilizer to apply on his rice crops. With these supplies, Yang is convinced that he will be able to make improvements in his business and have a fruitful harvest in the coming season.
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.