A loan of $3,025 helped a member to buy more sugar and rebuild her house.


Koem's Group's story

Mrs. Koem S. is a widow with three children, one of whom is a farming laborer while the others are studying in the local public school. She lives in Tadak Pong village in Takeo province.

Sixteen people who make up a village bank loan chose Koem to be their bank president. The loan members will use their portions of the loan in varied ways to improve their families’ living situations.

Koem is a sugar and fruit vender as well as a farmer who owns a very small piece of land upon which she grows rice to sell to support her family. Since her business is going well, she wants to expand. To do so, Koem is seeking a loan to buy more sugar and additionally, to rebuild her house.

In this group: Koem, Hin, Naor, Sam, Chea, Chhoem, Um, Koem, Nhem, Phoon, Suong, Samrith, Yean, Tun, Sarran, Chea
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