A loan of $1,100 helped a member to buy wood for her carpentry workshop, and earn more profit with which to build a home.


Y's Group's story

Y is 47 years old. She has three children, who are carpenters. Her children have gotten married. Her husband is a builder to earn a living. His income is about 5,000,000 VND per month. Y is a farmer, a builder's helper and a carpenter. She has done this work for 21 years. She earns about 4,000,000 VND per month. Her family’s total income is about 9,000,000 VND per month.

Y's challenge in work is a lack capital to buy a wood cutting machine, and to buy more wood. She wants to open her own woodworking shop. Her dream is to enlarge her carpentry business with all the machines to do the work most efficiently, and her children would work at the family's own carpentry workshop, established by their mother. This loan is one step helping her to reach for her dream. Y is a hardworking woman.

She participated in SEDA’s credit program since 2012. In the last loan cycle, she borrowed 5,152,000 VND to perform carpentry work, and she repaid on time. In this loan cycle, she wants to borrow 7,392,000 VND, which she will use to buy wood for her carpentry workshop. This purchase will enable her to gain earnings and save profit, to build a home.

Other members who are part of Y’s group include the following:
Truyen is 39 years old. She has two children. She is a laborer. She wants to borrow 5,152,000 VND to breed pigs.
Nga is 30 years old. She has two children. She is a carpenter. She wants to borrow 5,152,000 VND to make carpentry.
Nga is 26 years old. She is a carpenter. She wants to borrow 5,152,000 VND to make carpentry.

In this group: Y, Truyen, Nga, Nga



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