Mien was born in 1960. She has two daughters and a son who are adults. Her oldest daughter has her own family. Mien’s husband is a carpenter. His income is about 3,500,000 VND. Mien is a farmer to earn a living. She earns about 2,000,000 VND. She has done this job for 20 years. Her family’s total earnings are about 4,500,000 VND per month.
Mien has participated in SEDA's credit program since 2009. In the last cycle, she borrowed 8,502,000 VND and repaid the loan on time. In this loan cycle, she would like to borrow 9,810,000 VND to buy food for her chickens. She always wants to invest more in her farm of chickens and pigs.
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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