X. Nguyễn Thị (1431040709) is a 31 year-old female living in the town of Quảng Xương. She is married and has 3 school-aged children. To make a living, X. owns & operates a business venture harvesting & selling river-caught fish to local community members. X. has been engaged in this business for over 10 years and earns approximately 4,000,000 VND a month from these activities.
In 2003, X. joined TYM Fund to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and to engage in business activities. X. has successfully repaid a previous loan of 2,000,000 VND from TYM Fund. This previous loan was used to purchase fishing equipment, including hooks & nets. X. is requesting a new loan of 9,000,000 VND to be used to invest in expanding the business. This will be the 6th loan taken out by X. from TYM Fund. She plans to use the additional revenue generated to improve and expand her business.