Thanh is 52 years old and is married with two children. Thanh lives with two dependents in Nong Cong district, a rural town in Thanh Hoa province.
In 2005, Thanh joined Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women to improve her business. Thanh has successfully repaid six loans from Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women. Thanh has been involved in this business for more than 10 years. The main hardship that Thanh faces in her life is not having a hygienic latrine. She is requesting a loan to purchase sand, cement and brick to a build toilet.
With her business profit, Thanh hopes for her business to do well, for her family to be healthy and happy, and to make enough money to provide for her kids.
More information about this loan
This loan is part of FPW’s initiative to provide access to clean water and improved sanitation facilities to low income Vietnamese households. With the help of strategic alliances, FPW has designed a product focused on building latrines, providing septic tanks and water filters, and improving existing hygiene facilities.
FPW will provide a grace period in certain cases to make this product more affordable to clients, and will provide health and environmental training sessions to help build awareness on the benefits of water and sanitation initiatives. By funding this loan, you are helping improve sanitation and access to clean water.
About Thanh Hoa Microfinance Institution Limited Liability (Thanh Hoa MFI)Thanh Hoa MFI works to provide credit to women and their families in the central Vietnamese province of Thanh Hoa, one of the poorest regions of the country. The institution's target clients are poor and low-income women who have the ability to work but lack the capital. Accordingly, Thanh Hoa MFI prioritizes single mothers, low-income women with children who have dropped out of primary school, and Viet Nam’s poorest women who cannot access any formal financial services.
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