Trang is a 39-year-old beautician, who lives with her husband and two children in Ho Chi Minh City. Her husband is a driver.
Trang runs a beauty shop from her house. She began working in this profession two years ago.
Trang is requesting a loan to buy some hairdriers, steamers and stretching machines and other basic supplies for her beauty shop. She hopes that this will enable her to better serve her existing customers and attract new customers. She also hopes that through the loan she will be able to generate a higher income and set aside some savings for the future.
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.