Tram is 57 years old. She lives in her own house with her husband and two children in Ho Chi Minh City. Her husband works as an insurance salesman.
Tram supports her family by earning income selling sugarcane juice and noodles. She started her stall 3 years ago. She intends to take a loan to increase the size of her current business by buying a greater quantity of sugarcane and noodles to sell from her stall.
She hopes that through the loan she can earn more money and can save enough money for family emergencies.
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.