Sinoun, 34, is married and resides with her husband and four children in Kampong Cham Province. She is a rice farmer and palm sugar producer. Additionally, she raises pigs at home to generate more income to support the family. Her husband helps her grow rice and produce palm sugar. Her oldest son is a construction worker. Sinoun is requesting a loan of USD 500 to purchase more farmland to grow rice in order to get a higher agricultural yield. In the future, she would like to raise more pigs and send her children to a good school.
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