Mrs. Leap P. is a 58-year-old widow living in Sarikakeo Commune in Kandal Province. She has five children; one is married, one daughter is employed as a garment worker in Phnom Penh City, and another daughter sells fish from village to village to earn extra income to help meet her family's expenses.
Leap is a rice farmer who has been farming since 1975. She is applying for $600 to purchase two oxen to help plow her farm land.
Leap is pictured with her family.
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.