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A loan of $1,200 helped to purchase good rice seed, insecticide, and fertilizer for her farmland.


Chhem's story

Chhem R., 33, is married and lives with her husband and two children in Phnom Penh. She works as a rice farmer and sells the rice in the market, making about US $3.00 each day. Her husband is a motor-taxi driver who makes around US $2.50 each day.


The weather conditions have not been favorable for farming in Cambodia this past year and inflation has caused food prices, especially rice, to skyrocket. These factors have played into a difficult economic year for many Cambodians, Chhem R. included. In light of the struggling economy, she sees an opportunity to increase her income and is asking for a loan in the amount of US $1200 to purchase good rice seed, insecticide, and fertilizer for her farmland.



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