A loan of $3,350 helped a member to buy rice seed for her rice field.


Mrs. Chann Sim Village Bank Group's story

Twenty one people who are all living in Troeuy Troeng village in Kandal province make up this village bank loan. They will each use the loan for a different purpose. Mrs. Chann S. is the village bank president who has been selected by the members.

Mrs. Chann S. is farmer who owns a 2-hectare (5-acre) field on which she cultivates rice. On this plantation she faces an obstacle because she does not have enough money to buy rice seed. In order to solve this problem, she decided to ask for a loan.

Her husband, Mr. S. Sal, is a fisherman. This couple has five children, one of whom is employed in a garment factory while another is an electrician and the others are enrolled in the local school.

In this group: Chann, Srorn, Tib, Da, Yeth, Leang Y, Touch, Chem, Sor, Kan, Ngeit, Thorn, Ngov, Sokha, Sokheoun, Sopheap, Vichaka, Neoun, Touch, Srey, Sareoun



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