Nga is a rice and drinking water merchant. She’s 41 and married with two daughters. Her husband is a painter. They live in Ho Chi Minh City.
Nga sells rice and drinking water in front of her house, and she is open for business the whole day. She is currently asking for a loan to purchase many different varieties of rice and water products in bulk from wholesalers. This will enable her to offer her customers good quality rice and water products at more competitive prices and help her to attract additional customers.
Her goal is to increase her sales and income from her business in order to better meet her family's needs and 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.