Hue, 50 years old, is married and has two children, a son and a daughter. Her husband earns a living working as a driver. Hue supports her family through the income she earns from running a general store. She began this business fifteen years ago. She and her family live in Ho Chi Minh City.
Hue intends to take a loan to increase her working capital and buy a variety of different goods such as sugars and cooking oils to sell to her customers. She hopes her business runs smoothly and will 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.