Katherine made a new loan to Mrs. Pisey Um of Cambodia.
Pisey Um is a Khmer noodle seller. Her husband, Mr. Nak Sam Oeun, is a farmer who owns a plot of land where he cultivates rice. Aside from this plantation, he is a construction worker. Mrs. Pisey Um is applying a loan to add to her savings to buy cement and other supplies to build a house for her family. She is 27 years old and the mother of three children, one of whom is attending the local school while the others are too young to work or study.