Huong is 45 years old and married with two children. Her husband works at farming and raising cattle.
For nearly 10 years, she has run a small street-side restaurant selling meals, soups, and noodles in the local community.
She now intends to get a loan to repair her street-side restaurant and purchase cattle for resale. She hopes that the loan will increase her income and improve the well-being of her family.
About Capital Aid Fund for Employment of the Poor
Capital Aid Fund for Employment of the Poor (CEP) is a non-profit Vietnamese microfinance institution that operates in the provinces of southeastern Vietnam and the Mekong Delta. CEP's head office is located in Ho Chi Minh City. This institution’s mission is to work with, and for, the poor and poorest to realize sustained improvements in well-being through the provision of financial and complementary non-financial services in an honest, efficient, and sustainable manner. The non-financial services CEP offers to complement its basic credit and savings products include financial education, raising awareness of health and sanitation issues, and education scholarships for children.