A loan of $1,000 helped to buy seeds, fertilizer and pesticide to maintain her farm and pay for plowing fees.


Siem's story

Siem, age 47, lives in a village about 20 kilometers from Phnom Penh City. She is a widow with four sons and five daughters. Three are married and live in separate homes, two are construction workers, one is a garment worker, one assists his mother in the business and the other two attend school. Siem is a farmer, she grows vegetables on her farmland in the village where she lives. She is applying for her first loan in the amount of $1,000 to buy seeds, fertilizer and pesticide to maintain her farm and pay for plowing fees. Photo: Siem and her son.



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