A loan of $1,275 helped a member to purchase additional products to sell.


01 Dong Son Group's story

Vui L. T. (7) is a 41 year-old woman living in the town of Thanh Hoa. Vui is the group leader of a 5-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 01 Dong Son (10.03.01 Dong Son). Vui is married and has 2 school-aged children. To making a living, Vui owns & operates a business venture in the food sector running a food stall. WhiL. not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes primarily from selling peanuts in the local community. Vui has been engaged in this business for over 5 years and earns approximately 1.500.000 VND a month from these activities. In 2004, Vui 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. Vui has successfully repaid a previous loan of 4.248.000 VND from Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women. This previous loan was used to purchase additional products to sell. She is now requesting a new loan of 5.787.900 VND which will be used to purchase additional products to sell. The loan will be the 8th loan taken out by the borrower from Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women. Vui plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to expand the business. About the Other Borrowers in the Group: 1. P. T. Hoa (6) is a 35 year-old woman who is requesting a 5787900 VND loan to support her business in the manufacturing sector operating a manufacturing business. 2. L. T. Mien (5) is a 73 year-old woman who is requesting a 5787900 VND loan to support her business in the food sector running a food stall. 3. D. T. Tu (16) is a 33 year-old woman who is requesting a 4248000 VND loan to support her business in the food sector running a food stall. 4. H. T. Ngan (13) is a 31 year-old woman who is requesting a 3079800 VND loan to support her business in the food sector running a food stall. 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. *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 whiL. providing quality and accurate information to Kiva lenders.

In this group: Vui, Hoa, Mien, Tu, Ngan
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