Cuc was born in 1979. She has four children who are learning at secondary school, primary school and kindergarten. Her husband is a barber and gets 2,500,000 VND (Vietnamese dong) per month. Cuc also is a barber for women to earn a living. Her income is about 2,500,000 VND. Her family’s total earnings are about 5,000,000 VND per month.
She has participated in SEDA's credit program since 2009. In the last loan cycle, she borrowed 9,632,000 VND and repaid the loan on time. In this loan cycle, she would like to borrow 10,528,000 VND to buy scissors and barber tools for her barber shop. She always wants to earn more money for her family’s income to enable her children to have good careers.
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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