Mr. Mean M. is 62 years old and lives in Vihear village, Kandal province. He is a farmer who owns 1.30-hectares of land to cultivate rice for a living. Mr. Mean M. decided to ask for a loan to buy a water machine to support his farm crop. Besides farming, he also has a store which he rents to someone having a party or wedding ceremony. His wife, Mrs. Ly Uy, stays at home and cooks for the family. This couple has six children: one is a seamstress in a garment factory, one is a farmer who supports his father's farming, two are students in the local school and the other two are married. His wife is in the picture with him.
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