Canh was born in 1958 and is married with three children. One of her children is a student and the other two have their own families. Canh's husband sings traditional songs to make a living and his income is about 4,000,000 VND. Canh makes iron construction materials and raises pigs to earn a living. She earns 8,000,000 VND a month and has worked in these businesses for the past 21 years. Canh's family earnings are about 12,000,000 VND per month. She has participated in SEDA's credit program since 2008 and has repaid her previous 9,184,000 VND loan on time.
Canh is requesting a 10,080,000 VND loan to buy iron to make construction materials in her workshop. In the future, she hopes to enlarge her workshop.
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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