Thu is 42 years old, married and has two sons. She lives with her husband and children in Ho Chi Minh city, and earns a living by running a stall where she sells toys and candy. She has been in this line of work for 15 years and is applying for this loan to buy more toys to sell to her customers. She plans to use the loan to increase her income and improve her family's 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.