Savong is 48 years old, and a married woman with three children in Kampong Chhnang Province. She cleans offices, her husband raises pigs and two of her children work in construction. All of them can earn $15 per day.
Savong would like to apply for a loan of $1,000 to buy a new motorbike for use as transportation. In the future, she is going to build a gate and renovate her house.
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