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A loan of $500 helped purchasing a motorbike for her husband to drive to work.

Yao's story

Yao K. lives in Thkouv village in Cambodia's Takeo province. She is a farmer who owns a plot of land to cultivate rice. Her husband, Puth Teng, pictured on the left, is a construction worker. Since his workplace is far from the house, he spends a lot of money on motor taxis. Yao K. decided to ask for a loan to buy a motorbike for her husband to drive to work. She hopes this loan will enable her to reduce expenses and provide a better life for her family. She is 61 years old and the mother of three children, two of whom are employed in a garment factory while the other attends the local school.

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