Long is 58 years old and married. He has four children and lives with his family in Ho Chi Minh City. His wife runs a cafe.
He has run a business of repairing old electric equipment at his house for 30 years. He intends to use his loan to buy old electric equipment to repair and sell for his customers.
He hopes his business runs smoothly and will help him to improve his family's living conditions and save money for his 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.