A loan of $2,450 helped a member to buy some piglets, pig food, and chickens.


Mrs. Som Khim Village Bank Group's story

This village bank loan group consists of fourteen people who live in Kampaor Village in Takeo Province. Mrs. Som K. has been selected by the other members to be the village bank president. Each member will use their portiO. of the loan for different purposes, but all hope to improve their families' living standards.

Mrs. Som K. buys and sells fruits and vegetables to earn money to support her family. She also breeds pigs and chickens. Her husband, Mr. Vy M., is a farmer. To support his family, he grows rice O. a small piece of land that he owns.

Since her pig breeding business is going well, she wants to expand. Mrs. Som K. is seeking for a loan to buy piglets, pig food, and chickens. With the rest of the loan, she wants to buy a bicycle.

She is a mother of five children, one of whom is employed in garment factory. Her other children attend the public school.

In this group: Som, Se, Dom, Kosal, Kung, Taing, Kung, Nou, Mouk, Tuon, Kung, Pech, Choeung, Yon



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