Choeurn is 47 years old. He is married and resides with five children in Takeo Province, Cambodia.
He has been running a taxi service (motor taxi) for more than ten years, earning approximately $4 each day. Additionally, he is a rice farmer. His wife is employed in the shoe factory. She earns about $4 daily. Three of his children are employed in a garment factory. They earn about $10 per day.
In order to improve his farming, Choeurn is requesting a loan of $600 to purchase cattle to use for farming. This purchase will help him grow rice faster. In the future, he would like to build a new house and send his children to a good school.
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