Project 10: Lien Thi Nguyen in Vietnam

Nguyen Thi Lien

Here is a summary of The Road’s 10th social project:

A micro-financing loan to Nguyen Thi Lien in Vietnam.

Lien Thi Nguyen is 22, and been participating in Kiva’s local micro-financing fund since 2002. Her family’s main source of income is raising livestock and her husband’s construction work.

With an income of 3,500,000 VND (+- US$200) per month, the family’s finances are becoming more stable day by day. With her new loan, Lien will buy one cow to raise, and invest in a wheat harvesting machine to provide a service for the local people. (See also Lien’s full profile on Kiva)

This loan goes through “TYM fund”, the local micro financing partner of Kiva.

Loan Request: $725
Repayment terms: 11 months (Deadline Nov 15 2009)
We gave her a loan of US$50

This is The Road’s 9th social project. The funds for this loan were donated by the VK0IR Heard Island expedition team.

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