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Nhan, 45, is married and has four children, three sons and a daughter. She lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City. Her husband earns an income as a driver for hire.

Nhan started a food stall six years ago. She sells meals for people in her community. She is requesting a loan to expand her business by buying a greater variety of food to sell at her stall and better satisfy her customers. She hopes her business runs smoothly and will generate a higher income to assist her in improving her family's living conditions.

Additional Information

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.

About Vietnam

  • $5,600
    Average annual income
  • 96
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    Vietnam Loans Fundraising
  • $15,310,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20,950.0
    Vietnam Dong (VND) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Nhan to buy food such as rice and meat to make meals for selling from her stall.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2013
May 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 19, 2014