Sothea, 38, is married and lives with her husband and three children in Kampong Chhang province. She is a construction worker making US$ 2.70 per day. Her husband is a motor-taxi driver who also works as a construction foreman. He typically makes US$6 per day.
Sothea would like to take out a loan of US$1000 to replace an old and unreliable motorbike and purchase more construction materials for her husband's work.
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