Choun S., 48, is a farmer who lives with her husband in the Kampong Cham province. She grows and sells rice to the market to earn a living, and is able to make about $2 every day. Besides this activity, she also weaves palm leaves. Her husband is a moto-taxi driver and earns $3 per day. This couple has two children.
Choun S. would like to take out a loan to purchase rice so that she can resell it to the villagers, earn an extra profit and raise her standard of living.
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