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A loan of $3,050 helped a member to buy fertilizer and rice seed.

Mrs. Roem Koem Village Bank Group's story

Nineteen people who live in Krang Dai village in Takeo province make up this village bank loan group. They are going to use their loan for different purposes that can improve their families' living conditions.

Mrs. Roem K. is the village bank president who has been selected by all the members. She is a farmer who owns a one-hectare plot of land to cultivate rice on to sell to support her family. Her problem is that her rice field has infertile soil and she does not have enough rice seed to grow. So to improve rice production, Mrs. Roem K. is seeking a loan to buy fertilizer and rice seed. She is a widow with a child who is a rice mill laborer.

In this group: Roem, Soeng, Chanthon, Khoeun, Korn, Vanna, Sa Rorn, Sopheap, Saroeung, Phoeun, Khoy, Son, Thul, Sokhim, Phoch, Bunna, Sok, Ngoeun, Thuon

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