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The woman rose out of poverty thanks to the mushroom farming model

“Being predestined” with mushroom farming, Ms. Nguyen Thi Huyen (Truong An village, Binh Tu commune, Thang Binh, Quang Nam) not only got rich, but she also helped many other households to get out of poverty from poverty. profession.

In Truong An village, everyone used to call her “driver Huyen”. Because before, she couldn’t find a suitable job, so everyone told her to do whatever she wanted. She used to have time to drive a plow, then many years driving a three-wheeler to deliver goods and services.

In 2014, through many information channels, Huyen knew about mushroom farming and dared to research and invest. From her empty hands, she learned how to grow gray abalone mushrooms in addresses inside and outside the province.

To mobilize capital to invest in the model, she initially borrowed from relatives and approached the loan source of the transaction office of the Bank for Social Policies in the Thang Binh district.

The woman rose out of poverty thanks to the mushroom farming model
Ms. Nguyen Thi Huyen rose from the mushroom farming model, she also helped many other people get out of poverty thanks to this profession

From this initial capital, she implemented the mushroom growing model and gradually accumulated, then expanded to invest in 3 mushroom farms in the area with a total capital of billions of dong.

Ms. Nguyen Thi Huyen shared: “Mushroom farming is not difficult, mainly to understand the growth method of mushrooms. If you have a lot of capital, you can build a separate camp, or if not, you can also raise mushrooms. indoors, as long as the humidity can be maintained.

On average, every month, Ms. Nguyen Thi Huyen supplies the market with 800kg of abalone mushrooms, earning 40 million VND, making a profit of nearly 20 million VND. Besides, every month, she also provides several tens of thousands of bags of mushroom embryos to mushroom farms inside and outside the province.

On average, Huyen earns more than 200 million dongs (8,000$) per year from selling finished mushrooms and mushroom embryos

Not only enriching herself, when she found a new economic direction, Huyen also boldly shared her experience and techniques of mushroom farming with those around her.

Thanks to the dedicated teaching of Ms. Huyen, Ms. Nguyen Thi Tien’s family (Tu Cam village, Binh Tu commune, Thang Binh) has now risen out of poverty. In the past, Tien’s husband worked many jobs but was not stable. Since starting to grow mushrooms, she has only taken advantage of the area in her house, but Tien’s family has earned more than 50 million dongs (2,500$) a year.

In addition, Binh Tu Commune People’s Committee also invited Ms. Nguyen Thi Huyen to teach and share mushroom-growing techniques for many local vocational training courses. After each training course, with the students determined to follow the model, Ms. Huyen enthusiastically helped and manually found good seed sources for them.

Most of the stages use machines to reduce labor and be more efficient

“Before learning the technique of growing mushrooms, I had a lot of difficulties, not everyone taught me wholeheartedly, so now, whatever I can help my sisters, I will do my best to help them have a better livelihood. Developing the family economy also means contributing to building a richer and more beautiful homeland,” said Huyen.

According to Mr. Ho Tan Dung – Vice Chairman of Binh Tu Commune, Thang Binh District, in recent years, many local households have begun to familiarize themselves with the mushroom growing model. The whole commune currently has 21 households participating in planting, many households have risen out of poverty thanks to this model.

She also creates stable jobs for 10 local workers

“Ms. Nguyen Thi Huyen is a typical example of changing the mindset of doing business. She has just made a model but also does not hesitate to help many people access and develop the economy”, Mr. Dung said.

Currently, Ms. Huyen’s establishments are providing jobs for 10 local workers with an income of more than 5 million VND/person/month, and all of them have difficult circumstances.

Ms. Nguyen Thi Lu (SN 1958, Tu Nghia village, Binh Tu commune, Thang Binh) shared: “Since joining Huyen’s mushroom farm, my job is also stable, my income is higher than that of farming. I’m old, so it’s difficult to find a job, here the work is quite light and suitable for health, so I’m very happy.”

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