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Siem Reap, KH – Lifelong Peaksneng residents see life-changing opportunity in Rent-to-Own – 1 Apr 2019

20190504_055920Mr. LKR was born in Peaksneng 30 years ago and has lived there ever since. He sees Peaknsneng Thormacheat’s Rent-to-Own affordable housing program as a life-changing opportunity for his family to achieve their dreams and provide their son with a better life.

Mr. and Mrs. LKR got married 10 years ago and had their first and only child 7 years ago. They were given a small plot of land from their parents when they were first married. For a few years they lived as subsistent farmers on this small plot. However, their yields decreased as the weather became less predictable. The parents started working as day laborers on nearby farms to make ends meet and Mr. LKR learned basic mechanic skills so he could work part-time at a motorcycle repair shop.

61924184_399313957341424_6690864954683162624_nThe LKR family works hard, but it is difficult to achieve sustainable life improvements. The parents’ dream is to have a safe and comfortable home to raise their son in so that he can focus on his studies and have more opportunities than they did.

Mr. LKR is interested in the Rent-to-Own program because it’s an opportunity to own a good home and raise his son in his home village with people he loves and cares about. He could also take advantage of the opportunity to start his own business in a growing community.