Mai is a 53-year-old married woman living in Ho Chi Minh city. She has 3 children. Mai’s spouse works as a painter. Mai has been in the business of selling rice for 6 years. She plans to use this loan to buy a greater variety and quantity of rice to sell. Mai hopes her business will run smoothly and help her to improve her family's living conditions and to save money for her children's education.
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.