Dong, 50 years old, is married and has one child. She supports the family through the income she earns from selling clothes. She has been in this business for ten years. She lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City.
Dong intends to take a loan to increase her working capital and buy a greater variety and quantity of clothes. This buying will enable her to increase her sales. 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.