Hien, 42, is married and has two daughters. She lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City. She and her husband earn income by making flower pots to sell. Hien has been running this business since 1999.
She is requesting a loan to expand her business, by buying more, better-quality materials. She will use these to increase her production of flower pots. She hopes that her business will run smoothly and generate a higher income, to assist her in improving her family's living conditions and sending her children to school.
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.