Lan was born in 1965. She has six children; three of them have got married. The youngest three are four years old, two years old and four months old. Her husband sells fresh fruits in a market. Lan raises pigs and sells vegetables to earn a living. She gets 4,000,000 VND a month from it. Her family’s total earnings are about 8,000,000 VND per month.
She has participated in SEDA's credit program since 2008. In the last cycle she borrowed 9,184,000 VND and repaid the loan on time. In this loan cycle, she would like to borrow 10,080,000 VND to buy food for her pigs. Her dream is to let her children achieve good jobs and enlarge her vegetable store.
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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