Thu is 53 years old and married with five children, two sons and three daughters. Her husband is a driver.
Thu established a stall to sell food in the local community ten years ago. She plans to get a loan partly to invest capital in her business by purchasing more food and partly to buy new furniture for the stall to better serve her customers.
She hopes that the loan will assist her to earn more income and improve her family's living conditions.
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.