Mr. Sok Um O. was born in 1981 and now lives in Ray Dorb village in Kandal province. He makes rice wine for sale. His wife, Mrs. Mon Phary, is a grocer. She also breeds pigs. Since her pig breeding business is doing well, she wants to expand it and to support her husband’s business. Thus, Mr. Sok Um O. decided to ask for a loan to buy more piglets for the breeding business to earn more income. He has a child who is too young to attend school. His wife is shown in the picture with him.
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