Van was born in 1974. She has two children who are learning at secondary school and high school. Her husband is a driver and earns about 5,000,000 Viet Nam Dongs (VND). She sells fresh fruits. She makes about 5,000,000 (VND) a month from it. Her family’s total earnings are about 10,000,000 VND per month.
Van has participated in SEDA's credit program since 2010. 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 8,736,000 VND to buy more fresh fruits to sell. Her dream is to let her children have good careers and enlarge her fresh fruit store.
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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