Mai was born in 1981. She has three children who are learning at secondary school and primary school. Her husband is a taxi-motorbike driver. His income is about 3,500,000 VND per month. Mai collects scrap metal to earn a living. She earns 3,500,000 VND a month from that. Her family’s total earnings are about 7,000,000 VND per month.
Mai began participating in SEDA's credit program in 2012. In this first loan cycle, she would like to borrow 5,152,000 VND to buy more scrap metal to recycle. She always wants to help her children go to school until higher education.
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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