Lan is 41 years old, married with two children. She and her husband have been in the business of silkscreen printing for the last ten years.
Lan plans to use her loan to buy ink and materials in order to make a better quality and greater quantity of products in preparation for the end of the year, when sales increase.
Through the loan she hopes her income will increase, helping her to improve the family's living conditions and enabling her to save money for her children's 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.