A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase a motorbike for her husband to get work.


Sokan's story

Sokan is 44 years old and her husband, Theng, is 50. They live on an island in the Mekong River about fifteen kilometers from Phnom Penh City and have five children--four sons and one daughter. One has full-time employment, one is a weaver, and the others attend school.

Sokan stays at home and does housework. The main source of income is her husband’s salary. He is a policeman. Sokan is applying for a loan in the amount of $1,000 to purchase a motorbike for her husband to get work.

Photo: Sokan is standing next to the motorcycle which she wanted to buy. She bought it, but she has not paid for it yet. She asks for the loan to pay for the purchase.



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