A loan of $1,550 helped a member to buy more clothes to expand her business.


Hien's Group's story

Hien is 27 years old. She has three children who are learning at primary school and at kindergarten. Her husband is a driver to earn a living and earns about 6,000,000VND (Vietnamese dong) per month. Hien sells clothes in a market. Hien earns about 6,000,000VND per month. She has done this job for six years. Her family’s total earnings are 12,000,000VND per month.

Her challenge in life and work is lacking capital to buy more clothes to expand her business. Her dream is to open her own clothes shop. This loan is one of the steps that helps her reach this dream. She will have money to pay her children’s education fee and can enlarge her business.

Hien is a hardworking woman. This is the first time she participates in SEDA’s microfinance program. In the first loan cycle, she wants to borrow 5,152,000VND to buy more clothes to expand her business. She wants to gain earnings and save profit to grow her children up well.

Other members who are part of Hien’s group include the following:

Lan is 25 years old. She has two children. She sells building materials. She wants to borrow 6,944,000VND to invest in her business.

Sau is 26 years old. She has two children. She sells tea and beverages. She wants to borrow 6,944,000VND to invest in her beverage stall.

Van is 52 years old. She has three children. She sells tea and beverages. She wants to borrow 5,152,000VND to invest in her beverage stall.

Lan is 34 years old. She has two children. She is a worker. She wants to borrow 8,288,000VND to repair her house.

In this group: Hien, Lan, Sau, Van, Lan



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