Huyen is a 38-year-old married woman who has two daughters. She lives with her family in the city of Ho Chi Minh. For the past 3 years, Huyen has supported her family by running a business selling rice in the local community. She would like to borrow a loan to enable her to buy a greater quantity and variety of rice to sell at higher margins. Huyen hopes this loan will enable her to improve her family's living conditions.
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.