A loan of $500 helped a member to accumulate a larger quantity of her inventory items.


El's Group's story

The two people shown in the photograph are low-income people who are jointly requesting a loan. They are all living in Kompong Chhnang Province in Cambodia. One of them, Mrs. El L., age 42, has been selected to be leader by the other member. To earn a living, she cultivates a rice crop in her own farmland. Mrs. El L.’s husband, Mr. Mear Mao, is a 46-year-old construction worker who makes about $3 per day. This couple has eight children. Four of the children are single and four are married and live in their own house. In addition, Mrs. El L. also sells fish paste, sugar, and rice to customers in the market. In order to earn extra profit and to make the business more successful, Mrs. El L. will be using the loan she requested to accumulate a larger quantity of her inventory items. The other borrower is Mr. Y.. He is a grocery seller who is asking for a loan to sustain her business growth.

In this group: El, Chan



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