Quyen, 40, is married and has two sons. She lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City. Her husband earns an income working as a labourer in a brick kiln.
Quyen began to support her family through pig rearing one year ago. She is requesting a loan to buy piglets, pig feed and repair her breeding facilities. She hopes that through the loan she can improve her family's living conditions, set aside some savings to meet any future difficulties, and send her children to school.
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.