Microfinance

Planning for the future

Phung Thi Ly is 29 years old. She is married and has 3 kids, two of them go to primary school but one is still very young. She currently works on a small farm where she raises pigs. She also grows fruit and can make upwards of 10 million a month from selling them. This season she is growing and selling grapefruits. She’s been selling fruit for 10 years since she graduated high school. Her husband is a truck driver but she is still the main source of income for…

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MFOs-Investment Microfinance

Alternative food safety

Tran Thi Nguyet grows bananas and dragon fruit and also raises livestock such as chickens and ducks, which are her main sources of income. She couldn’t keep up with raising pigs so she moved to chickens because the process is faster. She can sell around 30 eggs a day for 4k each. In one month she can earn around 3 million from the eggs. Every product she sells she makes sure is clean (ducks, birds, chickens). She only sells the healthy ones, and really only sells to farmers that she knows.…

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MFOs-Investment Microfinance

Vaccinations for livestock

Dien Thi Nguyen runs a farm in Ba Vi where she raises ducks and chickens. Dien’s husband used to work in the army but he is now retired, so she is the main source of employment for her family. A middleman comes to her farm to buy the livestock she raises and then sells it at the market. The price of the livestock usually depends on the market price. More and more farmers are now raising chickens and ducks, so the price is going down. She estimates that the chicken…

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