Hiep, a 50-year-old woman, is divorced and has 2 children. She and her family live in Ho Chi Minh City.
To earn a living and provide for her children, Hiep has been selling food from her food stall for nearly 22 years. This business is the only source of income for her family.
Hiep would like a loan to buy good quality raw meat, rice and fresh vegetables so she can cook many good dishes for her customers. She hopes that this loan will enabL. her to increase her income and improve the living conditions 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.