A loan of $1,375 helped a member to buy baby livestock to raise and sell in the future.


004-Quảng Hưng Group's story

"Thuỷ Lê Thị is thirty-nine years old and lives in the town of Thanh Hoá. She is the leader of a four-member group loan offered by the Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women, a partner of Save the Children, which in turn is a Kiva field partner. While 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 004-Quảng hưng.

Thuỷ is married and has three school-age children. To make a living, she owns and operates a business raising cattle for sale. Thuỷ has been engaged in this business for over six years and earns approximately $87 a month from these activities.

In 2005, Thuỷ joined the Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation through engaging in business activities. She has successfully repaid a previous loan of 3.079.800 VND from Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women. This loan was used to purchase baby livestock to raise and sell in the future. She is now requesting a new loan of 6.000.000 VND, which will be used to purchase more baby livestock. This will be her seventh loan from Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women. Thuỷ plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to supplement the family's income.

About the Other Borrowers in the Group:

1. N. Thị Ngân is twenty-eight years old and is requesting a 6.000.000 VND loan to support her business in the agriculture sector, raising livestock.

2. H. Thị Minh is fifty-nine years old and is requesting a 6.000.000 VND loan to support her business in the agriculture sector, raising livestock.

3. Lê Thị Nghìn is fifty-nine years old is requesting a 6.000.000 VND loan to support her business in the agriculture sector, raising livestock.

About Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women:

The mission of the Fund for Thanh Hoa Poor Women (FPW) is to provide sustainable financial services to disadvantaged women in rural areas in the Thanh Hoa province.

*Note: To maximize efficiency and reduce costs, this loan was posted using a template to automate the translation by Kiva. Given that manual translation of entrepreneur profiles is costly, Kiva created this template for our Field Partner to allow them to continue to post loans in Vietnamese while providing quality and accurate information to Kiva lenders.

In this group: Thuỷ, Ngân, Minh, Nghìn
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