Duc, a 38-year-old married man, lives in Ho Chi Minh City. He has a son. He and his wife earn an income by selling many kinds of beads and hair pins in their community. They have been in this business for ten years.
Duc requires a loan to purchase a greater quantity and range of different products, including beads, pins, and assorted hair and beauty accessories, to better serve his customers. He hopes that will permit him to attract more customers, to earn more income, and to improve his 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.