K., 43, lives in Banteay Meanchey Province, Cambodia. She earns a living selling different kinds of clothes, including lady clothes and man clothes, and has invested since 2005. She is widowed and currently takes care of two children: her second child is working in an organization with a suitable salary and the second child is attending school. K. works hard everyday and is a very responsible mother to her family. K. is asking for a loan of $500 to purchase more clothing to sell. The loan will help her increase extra income to sustain the family's expenses and to make sure her second child receives higher 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.