Hoa is 45 years old and is the mother of two children. She is married and lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City.
Hoa and her husband run a food stall, which they have been operating for over ten years. She is requesting a loan to buy new furniture for her stall and purchase more types of food to sell. She hopes that will helps her earn more money so she can reinvest in her current business and save enough money to 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.