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05.04.42 Điện Biên Group
In this Group: Bình, Thế, Hoan
Mrs. Bình operates a food stall/restaurant. She is requesting a loan to purchase ingredients to make the food she sells. Bình has been involved in this business for 8 years.
Bình is 55 years old and is married with 5 grown children. She lives and works in Thanh Hoa city, an urban area in Thanh Hoa province.
Bình is the group leader of the 05.04.42 Điện Biên solidarity group, which consists of 3 members.
In 2010, Bình joined Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women to improve her business. Bình has successfully repaid 2 loans from Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women.
The main harship that Bình faces in her business is the lack of capital.
Bình hopes for her business to do well, for her children to find good jobs, and for her family to be healthy and happy.

Additional Information

About Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women (FPW)

Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women (FPW) works to provide credit to women and their families in the central Vietnamese province of Thanh Hoa, one of the poorest regions of the country. The institution's target clients are poor and low-income women who have the ability to work but lack the capital. Accordingly, FPW prioritizes single mothers, low-income women with children who have dropped out of primary school, and Viet Nam’s poorest women who cannot access any formal financial services.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Vietnam

  • $725
    Average annual income
  • 26
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    Vietnam Loans Fundraising
  • $12,532,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20,924.8
    Vietnam Dong (VND) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of 05.04.42 Điện Biên Group's $775 loan helped a member to purchase ingredients to make the food she sells.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 25, 2013
Apr 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2014