Mrs. Len M. is 27 years old and she lives in Andoung Samretth village, Takeo province. She is a farmer who owns a 1.5-hectare (3.75-acre) field on which she cultivates rice. Aside from farming she also raises pigs.
In order to support her farming and pig-raising, Mrs. Len M. decided to ask for a loan to buy fertilizer and to dig a well to support the field crop. The rest of the loan she would use to buy more piglets and pig feed.
Mrs. Len M.’s husband, Mr. Vuth Chom, is a soldier and he is also a motorbike taxi driver who is able to make a small income to support the family living. Mrs. Len M. is the mother of a child who is a student in the local primary school.
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