A loan of $1,075 helped a member to purchase materials needed for her furniture rental business.

03.01.0027 Hoang Hoa Group's story

Ram N. T. is a 57-year-old femaL. living in Hoang Hoa - Thanh Hoa. Ram is the group leader of a 4-member group loan offered by Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women. WhiL. each member of the group receives an individual loan, they all are responsibL. for paying back the loans of their fellow group members if someone is delinquent or defaults. The official name of this borrowing group is Hoang Hoa-Thanh Hoa (03.01.0027 Hoang Hoa).

Ram is married and has 9 adult children. To making a living, Ram provides furniture rentals to local community members. Ram has been engaged in this business for over 5 years and earns approximately 1.000.000 VND a month from these activities.

In 2000, Ram joined Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Ram has successfully repaid a previous loan of 3.000.000 VND from Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women and she is now requesting a new loan of 5.000.000 VND. This will be her 12th loan through Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women. Ram plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to supplement the family's income.

About the Other Borrowers in the Group:
1. L. T. Tiem is a 42-year-old femaL. requesting a 5.000.000 VND loan to support her business running a general store.
2. L. T. Lan is a 48-year-old femaL. requesting a 5.000.000 VND loan for raising livestock.
3. N. T. Gai is a 25-year-old femaL. requesting a 5.000.000 VND loan for raising livestock.

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

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In this group: Ram, Tiem, Lan, Gai

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