Kong S. is 53 years old and lives with his wife in Bati district, Takeo province. He is a taxi driver and makes US$5 of profit per day. His wife sells various kinds of vegetables at Phnom Penh market and earns approximately US$40 in revenue every day. Kong and his wife have four children; two are construction workers and one is in school. This couple has requested a loan to purchase vegetables to sell at the Phnom Penh market.
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