Van was born in 1969. She has two sons who are workers. Her husband makes aluminum frame glass doors. He earns 4,500,000 VND per month.
Van raises chickens and grows rice to earn a living. Her income is about 2,000,000 VND. She has done this job for 20 years. Her family’s total earnings are about 6,000,000 VND per month.
Van has participated in SEDA's credit program since 2006. In the last cycle she borrowed 6,758,000 VND and repaid the loan on time. In this loan cycle, she would like to borrow 8,066,000 VND to buy feed for her chickens. She wants to use the profit to enlarge her chicken farm.
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.
You can also join SEDA’s lending team to assist SEDA in continuing to support its portfolio of borrowers.