Ms Hang is 26 years old and has two children. She and her husband manage a business cooking lunch for workers. Hang started her business two years ago and it creates a stable income with which to manage family life.
Hang joined the credit program of Kiva partner SEDA in 2010, and she has used her loans to buy kitchen equipment and food for the business. For this new loan, she has requested 7,194,000 Vietnam Dong (VND) for the same purpose.
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.