Dep is a 56-year-old married woman living in Ho Chi Minh city. Dep has 4 children. Dep’s husband works as a driver.
Dep earns an income to support her family by operating a beauty salon together with a general store in the front of her house. She has done this for 4 years. She plans to use this loan to buy a greater variety of basic goods to stock her store.
She hopes that this will enable her to increase the turnover of her business, earn a higher 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.