Mrs Sithon S. lives in Smorn Pream village in Takeo province. She is 37 years old and the mother of four children, one of whom works at a garment factory while another is a construction worker and the others are attending the local school. Mrs Sithon S. is a farmer who owns a plot of land to cultivate both rice and vegetables. Her husband, Mr Kol Saroeun, is a policeman in the local district. Since his workplace is far from the house, he has to pay for a motor taxi to get to and from work. Now Mrs Sithon S. has decided to ask for a loan to buy a motorbike for her husband to drive to work. Her husband is shown in the picture with her.
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