Hoa is 42 years old and married with a daughter. She lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City. Her husband earns an income by repairing sewing machines for customers. Hoa has been supporting her family for the past four years by sewing and selling clothes such as trousers, blouses, and t-shirts.
Hoa is requesting a loan to buy a greater quantity of different fabrics and materials to sell to her customers. She hopes that this will better meet the needs of her customers and attract more customers to her store. Hoa hopes that through her loan she will be able to increase her income to more adequately cover family expenses.
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.