Tong, 43, lives in a small house in Ho Chi Minh City with his family, including two children. Tong and his wife earn money from their business processing metals. He would like to get a loan to buy a metal processing machine that will help him better process and manufacture metals to meet the needs of his customers. He hopes his business expands through the loan. He hopes that his family's income increases, and that they will have access to a better education and a better 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.