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yên operates a fishing business, is 32 years old, married and has three children and two dependents in Hoang Hoa district, a rural town in Thanh Hoa province. yên has run her business for more than 10 years.

In 2010, yên joined Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women to improve her business. She has successfully repaid one loan.

The main hardship yên faces in her life is not having hygienic latrine. She is requesting a loan to buy a water tank and filter.

With her business profit, yên hopes to do well, to make enough money to provide for her kids, and for her business to do well.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of FPW’s initiative to provide access to clean water and improved sanitation facilities to low income Vietnamese households. With the help of strategic alliances, FPW has designed a product focused on building latrines, providing septic tanks and water filters, and improving existing hygiene facilities.  
FPW will provide a grace period in certain cases to make this product more affordable to clients, and will provide health and environmental training sessions to help build awareness on the benefits of water and sanitation initiatives. By funding this loan, you are helping improve sanitation and access to clean water.

About Thanh Hoa Microfinance Institution Limited Liability (Thanh Hoa MFI)

Thanh Hoa MFI works to provide credit to women and their families in the central Vietnamese province of Thanh Hoa, one of the poorest regions of the country. The institution's target clients are poor and low-income women who have the ability to work but lack the capital. Accordingly, Thanh Hoa MFI prioritizes single mothers, low-income women with children who have dropped out of primary school, and Viet Nam’s poorest women who cannot access any formal financial services.

About Vietnam

  • $5,600
    Average annual income
  • 67
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    Vietnam Loans Fundraising
  • $17,244,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21,075.0
    Vietnam Dong (VND) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Yên to buy a water tank and filter.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2014
Mar 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2015