Mr. Chron S. is 59 years old and now lives in Kraeng Roung village in Takeo province. He is a recycling collector. He now wants to expand his business by purchasing more recycling to resell to the factory. Thus, he is requesting a loan to buy empty bottles, cans, plastic, and so on. He hopes to increase his income and improve his living conditions. His wife, Mrs. Choeur Yet, is a farmer who owns a piece of land to cultivate rice. Mr. Chron S. is the father of eight children, five of whom are recycling collectors also while the remaining three are enrolled in the local school. His wife is presented on the left of the photo.
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