Mrs. Meakh S. is a married woman who was born in 1982. She lives in Hang Heng village in Takeo province. She is a farmer who owns a very small piece of land for cultivating rice to sell to support her family. It is time to plow the rice field, but she does not have oxen for plowing. Therefore, Mrs. Meakh S. is applying for a loan to add to her savings to buy two oxen. Her husband, Mr. Bun Mol, is a motorcycle taxi driver who is able to earn some money to support the family, as well. This couple has two children: one is enrolled in a local public school and the youngest one is 1 years old.
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