Lien was born in 1976. She has three children, two sons in high school and a one-year-old daughter. Her husband is a driver and earns 5,000,000 VND. Lien is a tailor. Each month she earns 3,000,000 VND, bringing the family's total income to 8,000,000 VND. Lien has taken part in the credit program of SEDA since 2010. The last cycle, she borrowed 6,322,000 VND and repaid the loan on time. In this loan cycle, she wants to borrow 7,630,000 VND to buy cloth for her tailoring business, which she wants to expand.
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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