With a loan of EUR 8,800 Sophy is able to purchase a mini truck to transport rice.
Mrs. Khiev Sophy, 52, is married and lives with her husband and one child in Siem Reap province. She and her husband are farmers, growing rice and bean to earn a living for since they get married.
Beside farming, she also trades rice, cashew, cassava, and bean from local farmers to resell to wholesaler. There are two seasons, raining and dry season to grow rice, and she usually earns more profit during raining season as many farmers start growing rice.
She is now requesting for a loan to purchase a mini truck to transport rice.
|Company name||Khiev Sophy|
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