Mrs. Chriech K. was born in 1957 and lives in Smaong village, Takeo province. She is a farmer who owns a one-hectare plot of land to cultivate rice, which she sells to support her family. Her husband, Mr. Sok Suon, breeds ducks. Since her husband’s business is going well, she wants to expand it. To improve this business, Mrs. Chriech K. is applying for a loan to buy two tons of duck food. With the rest of the loan she will buy fertilizer and rent a plow machine for her field. She is the mother of two children. The older child is a construction worker, while the younger one is studying in school.
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