Lan, who was born in 1977, has two children who are attending secondary school. A farmer growing rice and raising chickens for meat and eggs, Lan joined the credit program in 2006, using loans to expand her business to support her family. She is now requesting a loan of 9,810,000 VND to buy food for the chickens on her farm.
The Center of Small Enterprise Development Assistance (SEDA) is a non-profit organization whose vision is to create “a society without poverty.” Founded in 2004, SEDA provides microfinance services to low-income and disadvantaged people in rural areas of Hanoi and the northern provinces of Vietnam through its Binh Minh Micro-Finance Program.
You can also join SEDA’s lending team to assist SEDA in continuing to support its portfolio of borrowers.