Kimsa is 39 years old. She is married and resides with her 5 children in Kandal Province, Cambodia. Kimsa makes and sells rice wine at home, earning an income of about USD 2 per day. Her husband is a security guard at a farm since 2008, earning an income of about USD 3 per day. One of her children is a mechanic, earning an income of about USD 2 per day. Each month, she has to spend on food about USD 20, on utility expense about USD 5, school fees about USD 30 and other expenses around USD 25.
In order to help her family get more profit, Kimsa is requesting a loan of USD 1,000 to purchase pigs to resell. In the future, she hopes she will increase her pig raising and support her children to get a high education.
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