Mrs. Chin S. is 56 years old. She is a villager in Smaong village in Takeo province. She is a farmer who owns a plot of land to cultivate rice. Aside from farming, she is a clothing seller who can earn a small income to support her family. She does not have enough money to support her clothing business. Thus, she decided to ask for a loan to purchase a motorcycle for transport and the rest of the loan she would use to purchase more clothes to sell. Mrs. Chin S. is a widow with three children. One of her children is a laborer in Thailand, one is a laborer on a rubber farm, and one is a clothes seller who supports mother's business.
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