A loan of $2,150 helped a member to buy more rice to make rice wine to sell.


Mrs. Sem Ea Village Bank Group's story

Mrs. Sem E. is the village bank president selected by 14 people located in Trapeang Reang village, Takeo province. All the members make up the village bank and they will use their portion of the loan for various goals.

Mrs. Sem E., who was born in 1970, is a rice middleman and a pig breeder, who is able to earn a large profit to support her family. Her husband, Mr. Khum Samret, is a rice wine maker from home. Since her husband’s business is going well, she wants to expand it. To improve this business, Mrs. Sem E. is seeking a loan to buy more rice to make rice wine to sell. She is the mother of five children: one is a laborer, one is a seamstress in garment factory, another one helps the father to make rice wine, another one is studying in school, and the youngest one is two years old.

In this group: Sem, Dy, Da, Chanthol, Urn, Ny, Chhon, Eng, Sam Nang, Lina, Mon, Sareth, Nget, Chanthy
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