A loan of $725 helped a member to buy potash and insecticide.

Houng's Group's story

Houng, a diligent farmer residing in Dambae District of Kampong Cham Province, is 31 years old and a married mother of two schoolgirls. She and her husband support the family by growing cassava on three hectares of land and planting rice on one hectare. She has been in this business for seven years and is able to earn up to 18,000 riels (KHR) per day.

Including this cycle, she is a fifth time borrower, and her co-borrower is a sixth time borrower in the same group of two woman. Her past loans have relieved her family's hardships with the income she has made from her business. Houng fully repaid her loan already. This cycle, she and her fellow group member are seeking a loan of 1,400,000 KHR each. As the group leader, Houng is going to spend her portion on purchasing potash and insecticide and paying for labor costs. She hopes to make more income and move on to a good living gradually.

In this group: Houng, Sokheng

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