Chan S., 46, is married with three school-aged children. He resides in Phnom Penh City, Cambodia, with his wife and children.
S. and his wife are engaged in growing morning glories (a kind of vegetable), earning an income of approximately US$13 each per day. This income helps cover the family expenses, especially the children's future education.
S. and his wife are seeking to improve their standard of living and to generate a better income. Therefore, S. is asking for a loan of US$1,200 to purchase morning glory seeds and wooden poles to grow more morning glories to meet his customers’ demands.
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