A loan of $4,850 helped a member to buy lotus seeds, fertilizer, and pesticide to grow lotuses.


Pen's Group's story

This village bank loan consists of twenty-three members who are located in Ta Reab Doun Sa village in Kandal province. This village bank selected Mrs. Pen P., 39 years old and a married woman, as the village bank president. Each member of this village bank will use their portions of the loan to support their different purposes.

Mrs. Pen P. is a farmer who rents 2 hectares of land which she uses to cultivate lotuses to sell to support the family. She would like to ask for a loan to buy lotus seeds, fertilizer, and pesticide for cultivating lotuses. Her husband, Mr. Pum Ly, 48 years old, has a job as a construction worker where he can receive a little salary to support his family.

This couple has five children: Two of them are seamstresses in a garment factory and two are attending the local school while the youngest one is only 3 years old.

In this group: Pen, Vath, Ham, Chea, Pho, Kong, Nou, Un, Thou, Phem, Bun, Don, Pen, Phorn, Reach, Tep, Chea, Pauk, Sum, Huoy, Kim, Maung, Leak, Yuos, Yuos



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