Hien is 21 years old. She is married and has two children. They are still small. Her main job is farming. Not only growing rice and raising chicken, she also buys and sells scrap iron. She has this job for 3 years. She has a monthly income of about 5,000,000 Vietnamdong(VND).
Hien has participated in SEDA since 2009. This is the 4th time she has borrowed money from SEDA. The last time she borrowed 4,256,000 VND and repaid this loan punctually. This time she wants to borrow 5,152,000 VND to buy food for chickens.
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.