Mrs. Sem T. is a villager in Sisla village in Takeo province. She is a farmer in the local village. Aside from this farming, she breeds pigs. In these businesses, she now faces a small problem because she does not have enough money to buy pig food, fertilizers and hire a laborer to plow the field; thus, she decided to ask for a loan for this purpose. Her husband, Mr. Kheiv Mok, is a cart driver who can make a small income to support the family. Mrs. Sem T. is 60 year old and the mother of a child who is a farmer.
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