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Thuy, 44, is the mother of two sons. Together with her husband and children, she lives in a small house in Ho Chi Minh City. Thuy and her husband earn an income from selling many kinds of sweet soups, jelly and sweets from her stall in a local street market. She began this business 10 years ago.

Thuy would like to take a loan to buy ingredients to increase her production and diversify the range of sweet soups, sweets and jellies that she makes. She hopes that this will enabL. her to attract more customers.

She also hopes that, through the loan, she will be abL. 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

  • $725
    Average annual income
  • 41
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    Vietnam Loans Fundraising
  • $12,730,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20,830.0
    Vietnam Dong (VND) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Thuy to buy ingredients and materials to make sweet soup for selling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 30, 2011
Sep 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012