Giao is 36 years old and single. She earns a living by sewing clothes at her house. She started her business 18 years ago to generate enough income to cover her expenses. She lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City.
Giao is requesting a loan to expand her business by buying an over-locking machine, better quality materials and fabric to meet demands of her customers. She hopes to attract more customers. Giao hopes that through the loan she will be able to expand her business activities, and have money to reinvest in her business in the future.
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.