Mrs. Sovann S. is a villager in Kampong Chrey village in Takeo province. She is farmer who owns a plot of land which she uses to cultivate rice. Aside from this plantation, she is a Khmer noodle seller.
Mrs. Sovann S. is a 50-year-old widow with five children, three of whom are employed in different positions while the others are enrolled in the local school. Although Mrs. Sovann S.’s family members try to work hard to earn income, they still earn less income than needed to support the family living. Thus, Mrs. Sovann S. decided to ask for a loan to buy a cow for breeding.
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