Thanh was born in 1980. She has three children. They are at secondary school and primary school. Her husband and she sell tobacco. She gets 4,000,000 VND a month. Her family’s total earnings are about 7,500,000 VND per month.
She has participated in SEDA's credit program since 2007. In the last cycle she borrowed 9,632,000 VND and repaid the loan on time. In this loan cycle, she would like to borrow 10,080,000 VND to buy ingredients to make tobacco. She wants to raise her children well so they are able to get a job in the future.
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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