A loan of $1,150 helped raising pigs, grocery shop.

Nguyen Thi's story

Mrs. Nguyễn Thị M. is 58 years old. She has five grown children who all have steady employment. In 2002, she became a member of the TYM Fund and used a loan to invest in raising animals and selling groceries. Currently, Mrs. M.’s income comes mainly from raising animals and selling groceries, and she also receives support from her children. In total her income is about 6,000,000 VND (345 USD). In the next round of lending, she hopes to borrow 20,000,000 VND (1150 USD). She will use part of the loan to buy more pigs to raise, and the remainder she will invest in her grocery shop.

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Translated from Vietnamese by Kiva volunteer Robert Sides

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