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A loan of $575 helped to buy a greater variety and quantity of basic goods such as snack foods and confectionery.

Vi's story

Vi is a 57-year-old married woman living in Ho Chi Minh City. She has six children. Her husband is retired. Vi earns a living running a general store, which she has done for five years.

Vi would like to take loan to buy a greater variety and quantity of basic goods, such as snack foods and confectionery, to stock her general store.

She hopes this will enable her to better meet the needs of her existing customers and attract additional customers. She also hopes that through the loan her business will generate a higher income and help her to improve her family's living conditions as well as enable her to save money to meet any future difficulties.

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