A loan of $550 helped a member to expanding her business.


10-Đông Sơn Group's story

Hà B. Thị (247) is a 37-year-old woman who lives in the town of ThA. Hoá. Hà is the leader of a 6-member group loan offered by the ThA. Hoa Fund for Poor Women. Although each member of the group receives an individual loan, they all are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members if someone is delinquent or defaults. The official name of this borrowing group is 10-Đông Sơn (10-13-010).

Hà is married and has 2 school-aged children. To making a living, Hà sells snacks and other delicacies in the local community. Hà has been engaged in this business for over 3 years and earns approximately 1.200.000 VND a month from these activities.



In 2008, Hà joined the ThA. Hoa Fund for Poor Women to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Hà is requesting a second loan from the ThA. Hoa Fund for Poor Women of 1.626.900 VND that she will use to expand her business. Hà plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to supplement her family's income.



About the other borrowers in the group:




  • T. Thị Ý (5) is a 51-year-old woman who is requesting a 1.626.900 VND loan to support her business making and selling food.

  • N. Thị Thương (246) is a 27-year-old woman who is requesting a 1.626.900 VND loan to support her service-based business.

  • T. Thị Hương (248) is a 31-year-old woman who is requesting a 1.626.900 VND loan to support her business making and selling food.

In this group: Hà, Ý, Thương, Hương, Chinh, Anh



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