Van was born in 1979. She has three children who are aged 14, 10 and 5. Her husband and she are granite miners. Her husband earns about 5,000,000 VND per month. Van also grows vegetables to earn a living. Her income is about 3,000,000 VND. She has done this job for twelve years. Her family’s total earnings are about 8,000,000 VND per month.
Van has participated in SEDA's credit program since 2009. 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 9,632,000 VND to buy labor protective gear and tools to quarry more granite.
She always wants to raise her children up well, repair her house and build a pigsty.
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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