Meas is 47 years old and is an industrious mother of three children. She lives with her husband and two children in Samraong Tong district of Kompong Speu province. Meas began farming to help the family earn more income. Despite her hardships at the rice paddy, Meas wishes to provide and maintain her healthy family by being a responsible housewife and farmer.
This is the first loan she received from HKL and she has never had other loans with state banks. She is requesting this loan to buy a motorcycle for her home use and will use it for transporting her children around so they don't have to pay transport fees. Through this loan, she believes that she will be able to save more for the future of her family and business. She hopes that someday, her business will grow and become a good source of income.
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.