Loan is 59 years old, married and has two children. Her husband is retired. She lives with her family in a small house in Ho Chi Minh City. She has run a general store for ten years. She sells sugar, toys for kids, soft drinks, yogurt and other household items to people in her community. She is requesting a loan to expand her business by buying a greater variety of products, in particular food and beverages, to stock her store and better satisfy 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.