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Hanh is a 45-year-old married woman with two children. The family lives in Ho Chi Minh. For the past ten years she and her husband have earned a living running a general store.

Hanh would like to take a loan of 12,000,000 VND to buy a greater variety and quantity of basic goods including snack foods and confectionaries to stock her general store. She hopes this will enable her to better meet the needs of her existing customers and attract additional customers.

Hanh hopes that because of the loan her business will yield a higher income. She hopes to improve her family's living conditions and save money for her children's education.

Additional Information

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.

About Vietnam

  • $5,600
    Average annual income
  • 103
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    Vietnam Loans Fundraising
  • $14,749,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20,799.8
    Vietnam Dong (VND) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Hanh to buy a greater variety and quantity of basic goods to stock her general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 3, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012