Lien is a 54-year-old married woman. She lives with her two children and husband in Ho Chi Minh City. Her husband works at a local company. For the last ten years, she has operated a internet shop in front of her house.
Lien would like a loan to purchase a computer and for the maintenance and upgrade of her computers. She hopes this will enable her to better meet the needs of her customers and attract additional customers.
She hopes her business runs smoothly and will generate a higher income to assist her in improving her family's living conditions and set aside some money for facing difficulty 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.