Khanh is 51 years old and married. She lives in Ho Chi Minh City with her husband and two sons.
Her husband works as a seasonal worker. Khanh earns money by running a general store in front of her house. She sells many types of goods including confectionery, fast food and basic necessities to people in the local community. She has run the shop for six years.
Khanh intends to take a loan in order to purchase a greater variety of general goods to sell to her customers. She hopes that, through the loan, her business will generate additional income to pay for her family’s expenses.
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.