Lien is 28 years old and lives in Cho Town. She is married with two children who are still small.
Lien has a shop where she sells computers. She has had this business for five years and now has a monthly income of about 8,000,000 Vietnam dong (VND).
Lien joined in Kiva field partner SEDA in 2007 and has already sucessfully taken out and repaid five loans. The last loan she took out was about the same size as this one. She plans to use the proceeds of this loan to buy videotapes, DVDs, and CDs to sell at her store.
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.