My is a 48-year-old married woman with two children. She lives with her family in a small house in Ho Chi Minh City. She and her husband support their family by running a food stall in front of their house. She has been running her business for the past seven years. She would like to take out a loan to buy more beverages to stock her stall, to sell to people in her community. She hopes that this will enable her to earn a higher income, improve her family's living conditions, and set aside some savings for family emergencies.
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.