Hong is 33 years old and she is married. She lives with her husband and two children in Ho Chi Minh City.
Hong and her husband earn an income to support their family by running a business of making slipper molds. Hong intends to use her loan to expand her business by buying metals and materials for making the slipper molds.
Thao hopes for her business run to smoothly and, in turn, help her to improve her family's living conditions and save money for her children's education.
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.