Lien was born in 1976. She has three children who are in the 10th grade, 5th grade and kindergarten. She and her husband sell cooked food in the market. She earns 2,500,000 VND a month. Her family’s total earnings are about 5,000,000 VND per month.
She has participated in SEDA's credit program since 2010. In the last cycle, she borrowed 7,392,000 VND and repaid the loan on time. In this loan cycle, she would like to borrow 8,736,000 VND to buy ingredients to cook food in her food stall. She wants to raise her children well and also wants to buy some more furniture for her little food stall.
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.
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