Thiet was born in 1983. She has three children. Her youngest child is three years old, the middle one is in the third grade, and the oldest one is in the sixth grade.
Thiet's husband is a carpenter and earns 3,000,000 VND per month. Thiet does tailoring for a living and earns 3,000,000 VND per month. The total earnings of her family are about 6,000,000 VND per month. She has taken part in the crediting program of SEDA since 2008. The last cycle, she borrowed 9,632,000 VND and repaid this loan on time. In this loan cycle, she wants to borrow 9,632,000 VND to buy more tailoring tools to do her job. She hopes to earn enough money to pay her children’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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