Dung was born in 1969. She has four children. Her two older sons are carpenters. Her daughter is learning at university. Her youngest child is learning at high school. Her husband is a constructor and earns about 4,000,000 VND per month. Dung is a carpenter. Her income is about 3,000,000 VND. She has done this job for 10 years. Her family’s total earnings are about 8,000,000 VND per month.
She has participated in SEDA's credit program since 2009. In the last cycle she borrowed 8,736,000 VND and repaid the loan on time. In this loan cycle, she would like to borrow 9,632,000 VND to buy wood to do carpentry. She wants to use the profit to buy furniture for her family.
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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