Lien was born in 1988. She has two little children. She and her husband are carpenters and farmers to earn a living. She has done this job for 5 years. Her income is about 6,000,000 dong [VND]. Her family’s total earnings are about 16,000,000 VND per month.
She has participated in SEDA's credit program since 2010. In the last cycle she borrowed 9,184,000 VND and repaid the loan on time. In this loan cycle, Lien would like to borrow 10,080,000 VND to buy wood for doing carpentry and to buy food for pigs. She always wants to raise her children up well and upgrade her carpentry 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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