Lan was born in 1967. She has five children: two of them have got married, one is now employed as a worker and two others are still learning at high school and secondary school. Her husband and she are fisherman and raise pigs to earn a living. Lan earns 3,500,000 VND per month. The family’s total earnings are about 9,000,000 VND per month.
Lan has participated in SEDA's credit program since 2010. In the last cycle she borrowed 5,152,000 VND and repaid the loan on time. In this loan cycle, she would like to borrow 8,288,000 VND to buy food for her pigs. She also always wants to raise her children well.
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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