A loan of $775 helped growing Fruits and Vegetables.


Pham Thi's story

Chị Phạm Thị Thảo - 52 years old - joined the TYM Fund in 1994. Participating in the program for over 10 years has transformed her financial situation. With every loan, her family put the funds towards raising pigs and chicken. Currently her family is raising 20 pigs and 100 chicken. The annual income from raising livestock is 35,000,000 VND. Now the family has the plan to get capital to grow fruits and vegetables. Her family has 2 children - 1 is in school and 1 is working with a steady salary of 2,000,000 VND per month. Her husband works as a hired hand for 50,000 VND per day. This loan cycle, the family is asking for 13,000,000 VND to invest in their garden.

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Translated from Vietnamese by Kiva volunteer Catherine Tran


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