Bay was born in 1968. Her family is a simple family; her husband and she are cooks. They sell their Vietnamese traditional food in the market. Her family’s income is about 8,000,000 VND per month. Bay has three children. Her youngest child is in the 12th grade. Her oldest child has got married. And the other one is a soldier.
Bay has participated in the credit program of SEDA since 2008. Last cycle, she borrowed 8,736,000 VND and repaid this loan on time. In this loan cycle, she wants to borrow 9,632,000 VND to buy more ingredients for making food to sell. Then, she hopes her business could get enough money to pay for her child’s education fees.
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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