Lam, 44 years old, is married and has two sons. He and his wife run a clothing business. They have been running this business for eight years. They live in Ho Chi Minh City.
Lam intends to take a loan to buy a sewing machine for serving more customers. This purchase will enable him to meet his customers' demands. Lam hopes his business runs smoothly and will help him to improve his family's 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.