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Thi Nhung
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Mrs. Nhung, 41 years old, is a widow with three children. Although she has to raise her children by herself, she is happy because all her kids are well behaved and make good grade at school. She makes and sells bánh chưng, a kind of glutinous rice cake that Vietnamese can’t live without in Tết celebration. She also caters her products to weddings. She would like to apply for a loan from Binh Minh to buy rice. It is easy to pay back in small installments. Her daily income is about 4USD.

Translated from Vietnamese by ngungo, Kiva volunteer.




Cô Nhung, 41 tuổi, đã có chồng và 3 con, tuy nhiên chồng cô mất sớm một mình cô phải nuôi các cháu ăn học. Rất vui vì các con cô đều ngoan và học giỏi. Cô làm bánh trưng bán, một thứ bánh không thể thiếu trong ngày Tết cổ truyền, bánh của cô làm ra đến đâu bán hết đến đó. Ngoài ra cô còn nhận làm bánh phục vụ cho các đám cưới, cô vay vốn về mua thêm gạo để dự trữ làm dần. Thu nhập mỗi ngày của cô cũng được từ 50-60 nghìn đồng. Cô sẽ tiết kiệm để trả dần theo chương trình Tài chính vi mô Binhminh.

Additional Information

About SEDA:

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.

You can also join SEDA’s lending team to assist SEDA in continuing to support its portfolio of borrowers.

About Vietnam

  • $5,600
    Average annual income
  • 187
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    Vietnam Loans Fundraising
  • $14,164,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 16,122.0
    Vietnam Dong (VND) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Thi Nhung mua gạo.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jan 31, 2008
Listed
Jan 17, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Aug 1, 2008