Mai is 58 years old and is married. She has a daughter and a son and lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City. She and her husband have run a general store at their house for five years. They sell a variety of products to people in their community. She intends to use her loan to buy a great quantity and variety of instant foods, beverages and sauces.
She hope her business runs smoothly and will help her to improve her family's living conditions and save money for her children's education.
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.