Huong is a 38-year-old woman. She is the mother of two children. She lives with them and her husband in Ho Chi Minh City. Her husband is a mechanic. She earns an income by running a general store in front of her house. She has done this since 2007.
Huong would like to take out a loan to buy a larger quantity of products such as instant food, ice cream, drinking water and many kinds of basic items to sell to her customers. This will allow her to increase her income and set aside some savings 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.