A loan of $1,650 helped a member to buy fish and gasoline to sell.

Mrs. Sopha Koem Village Bank Group's story

This village bank loan has eleven people who live in Prek Pang village in Kandal province. Mrs. Sopha K. is the village bank president, selected by the members of the team. The members will use the loan for different purposes. Mrs. Sopha K. is a farmer who rents a piece of land to cultivate rice in order to support her family. She also sells fish on the side. Since her business is going well, she wants to expand it. Thus, Mrs. Sopha K. has decided to ask for a loan to buy more fish. She will also use some of the loan to buy gasoline for resale, a new business venture. She is a widow with one child who is an iron welder.

In this group: Sopha, Rany, Sam Oeurn, Tang You, Pean, Sorphorn, Ky, Shim, Bra, Sokvatt, Lampha

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