Hoa is 51 years old. She is married and has two children. She and her husband support the family through the income they earn from selling soft drinks. They have been in business for 18 years and they live in Ho Chi Minh City.
Hoa intends to take a loan in order to increase her working capital and buy a wider variety of soft drinks. The additional capital will enable her to increase her sales. She hopes her business runs smoothly and will enable her to improve her 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.