Mrs. Pin P. is 28 years old and lives in Chong Angkar village in Takeo province. She is a farmer who owns a 2-hectare plot of land where she cultivates rice, which she sells to support her family. It is time to plant rice in her rice field. To improve rice production, Mrs. Pin P. is requesting a loan to buy rice seed and fertilizer, and to have someone plow her rice field. Her husband sells mats at a local market, which enables him to earn some money to support his family. This couple supports two children, one of whom is studying in a local public school. The other is 4 years old.
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