Mr. Sam-at has been a worker for many years. He works for villagers in his village and earns about $70 per month for helping his parents. He stopped his studies when he was young. His house is always flooding when heavy rains come, so he wants to level his house's foundation but lacks the money. Therefore, Sam-at is requesting a loan of $500 to purchase dirt for leveling the house's foundation and purchasing silk material for his sister's weaving.
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