Chau is a 42-year-old married woman with a son. She lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City.
For the past three years, Chau has been supporting her family by selling fried dough with eggs and other food. Now she plans to buy more food and ingredients for her food stall to increase her income.
She hopes that this investment will enable her to earn more money to cover the cost of family expenses. In the future, she hopes to save more money to improve her family's living conditions and give her son a good education.
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.