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This loan is designed to provide families in Vietnam with financial assistance in order to send their children to primary or secondary school. Students often drop out of school because of insufficient funds, which in turn prevents them from pursuing higher education. Additionally, completion of primary and secondary school is required in order to secure a job in Vietnam. By funding this loan, you are giving Vietnamese students a chance to complete their primary or secondary education. Some loans are post-disbursed and will not be provided to students until they are fully funded by Kiva lenders.
About SEDA: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.
This is a Group Loan
In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.
Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.
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