Sau is 51 years old. She is married and has three children, two sons and one daughter. She lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City.
For the past six years, she and her husband have been running a store and selling fishing equipment and related items to their customers. Sau started this business in order to cover her expenses and to generate income to raise her children.
Sau is requesting a loan to enable her to expand her business by buying higher quality fishing equipment to better meet her customers’ demands. She hopes that through this loan, she will be able to expand her business activities and generate enough income 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.