Phouk L. is 56 years old and raises pigs in the village of Takeo province. She has been raising pigs since 2000, and is able to make about 2 USD in daily profit. Her husband is a musician who, on average, makes a daily profit of 2 USD as well. Phouk L.'s husband makes his highest earnings during the wedding season, which is November through May.
Phouk L. is asking for a loan of 500 USD to purchase a motorbike
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