Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Lang and her family live in Ho Chi Minh City. She is 46 years old and has three children: two sons and one daughter. Her husband is a driver.

Lang has been earning a living by operating a general store from the door of her house for the past five years. She sells a variety of basic goods, such as sugar, confectioneries, and basic household necessities. In addition, she sells many kinds of rice to her customers.

Lang would like to borrow money to expand her business by buying additional basic goods and household necessities as stock for her store. She hopes that this will enable her to increase her income and improve her family's living conditions.

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
  • 125
    View loans »
    Vietnam Loans Fundraising
  • $14,491,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20,830.0
    Vietnam Dong (VND) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Lang to purchase sugar, confectionery, and basic household necessities for selling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 30, 2011
Sep 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012