Thuy is 34 years old. She has three children. Her 14-year-old son is a carpenter. The two others are learning in high school and primary school. Her husband is a construction worker. He earns about 4,500,000 VND per month. Thuy raises chickens to earn a living. Her income is about 3,000,000 VND. She has done this job for six years. Her family’s total earnings are about 7,500,000 VND per month.
She has participated in SEDA's credit program since 2008. In the last cycle, she borrowed 9,184,000 VND and repaid the loan on time. In this loan cycle, she would like to borrow 9,632,000 VND to buy food for her chickens. She always wants to expand her business and raise her children well.
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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