Gom is a 56-year-old married woman. She lives with her husband and children in Ho Chi Minh City. She and her husband earn a living by selling food to the people in their community. Gom is requesting a loan to buy good quality food ingredients for her food stall and soft drinks to sell. This purchase will help her to better attract and satisfy her customers. She hopes that this loan will assist her in increasing the size of her food stall and increasing sales, and will also help 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.