Yun S., 44, is married and lives with eight of her children in the Siem Reap province of Cambodia. Since 1998 S. has had a business making many kinds of baskets. Her husband, Pich Bunphoeun (pictured from his house) owns a motorbike with a trailer and travels around the province selling S.'s baskets. S. employs two of her children as security and waitress. The other children help their mother making baskets.
S. would like a loan of $500 to purchase more bamboo. This will allow her to make more baskets to sell.