Mrs. Chan L. is a villager in Ang village in Kandal Province. She and her husband, Mr. Ky Lok, are farmers who own a piece of land where they grow rice. There field has several problems. The soil is infertile because it has been worked so much, and they need money for rice and to hire a laborer to plow. Mrs. Chan L. is requesting a loan to buy rice seed, fertilizer, pesticides, and to hire a labor with an electric cow to plow the field. She hopes to increase income and improve her family's living conditions.She is 44 years old and the mother of three, two of whom are employed in a garment factory while the other is attending the local school.
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