Pak Y., is a 47-year-old married woman who lives in Krabau village, Kandal province. Pak Y. earns her living by selling vegetables. Her husband, Mr. Yoeun Y., is 43 years old. He is a construction worker, and he receives a small salary to support his family.
In addition to these occupations, they are also fishermen, but their fishing boat is broken. Thus, Pak Y. decided to ask for a loan to repair her fishing boat.
This couple has three children: two are seamstresses in a garment factory and the third attends the local school.
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