Lam is a 43-year-old married man. He lives with his wife and two children in Ho Chi Minh City.
Lam and his wife have been earning a living by running a food stall from the door of their house for many years. They sell noodles.
He would like to borrow money to expand his business by buying plates, bowls, and furniture. He hopes that this will enable him to increase his income and improve his 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.