Mr. Bun Chhean C. is a villager in Samraong Village in Takeo Province. He is 29 years old and the father of two children who are too young to work or study. He sells Prohok which is made from a small fish and is used with Khmer soup. He is also a tobacco seller. Since these businesses are going well, Mr. Bun Chhean C. wants to expand them. In order to meet customer demand, he decided to ask for a loan of $500 to buy more Prohok and tobacco to re-sell His wife, Mrs. Man Srey Oun, is a farmer who has a plot of land where she cultivates rice for a living. She appears on the right in the photo.
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