Dung is 31 years old. She is married and has two sons. She lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City. Her husband works as a driver for hire.
Dung has earned money by running a general store at her house for four years. Dung intends to use her loan to buy more kinds of products, such as instant food, confectionery, and shampoo to sell from her general store. She hopes that her business runs smoothly, and that this will help to improve her family's living conditions and provide additional income to pay for the eduction of her children.
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.