Huong is a forty-year-old woman with two sons. Her husband has been working as a driver. Huong lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City and makes money by selling soft drinks and providing a parking service.
For the past eight years, she has run a food stall and provides a parking service to cover her family's daily living expenses and her children's education fees. The business is going smoothly and she would like a loan to buy many kind of beverages to provide to her customers.
She hopes this will increase her income, help her to improve her living conditions and allow her to set aside some savings.
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.