Hai is 52 years old. She is married and has four children. Her husband is retired. They live in Ho Chi Minh City.
Hai operates a food stall in front of her house. She has been in business for 12 years. She sells meals to people in her community. She plans to take a loan to repair her stall and purchase good quality food to sell. Hai hopes that this will enable her to attract more customers during the coming holiday season.
She hopes that through this loan she will be able to generate additional income to reinvest in her business and improve her 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.