Thom was born in 1966. She lives in Dai Bi village with her husband and two children. She is a farmer. Not only does she grow rice, but she also makes "rolled cake" (a crepe-like dish from northern Vietnam) to sell. She has had this job for eight years. She has a monthly income of about 3,000,000 Vietnamese dong (VND). She has participated in SEDA since 2005. The last time she took a loan, she borrowed 9,810,000 VND and repaid this amount punctually. In this loan cycle, she would like to again borrow 9,810,000 VND to buy rice to make rolled cake.
The Center of Small Enterprise Development Assistance (SEDA) is a non-profit organization whose vision is to create “a society without poverty.” Founded in 2004, SEDA provides microfinance services to low-income and disadvantaged people in rural areas of Hanoi and the northern provinces of Vietnam through its Binh Minh Micro-Finance Program.
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