Mrs. Tes S. lives in Chamlak Village in Takeo Province. She is 43 years old and the mother of seven children, one of whom is a driver, and four attend the local school; the remaining two stay at home because they are too young to work or study. Mrs. Tes S. is a housewife who cooks very delicious food for her household. Her husband, Mr. Tes Vath, is a driver for a company. His work place is far from their house and he spends a lot of money on transportation. Mrs. Tes S. is asking for a loan of $500 to add to her savings, which she will use to buy a motorbike for her husband to commute. He appears with her in the photo.
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