Loan is a 28-year-old married woman with four daughters. She lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City. Her husband works as a truck driver.
For the past nine years, Loan has been making an income to support her family by selling socks, accessories, masks and shoes for women. She would like to take a loan to buy more of these items to sell to her customers. She hopes that this will enable her to earn more money to cover the cost of family expenses, especially education fees for her daughters. Loan hopes that in the future she can save more money to improve her family's living conditions and reinvest in her business.
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.