Qui is 43 years old. Her husband earns an income by selling ducks and chickens. They have two sons and one daughter. The family lives in Ho Chi Minh City.
Qui has been running a general store since 2001. She operates the business at home and sells rice, eggs, instant foods and spices. She is requesting a loan to expand her business by buying more food and products to stock her store and sell to her customers.
She hopes that will help her to get a higher income and give her opportunities to improve her living conditions and better provide for her children.
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.