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Cau

Update on Cau

Cau would like to take a new loan to buy a large quantity of rice and beans to make food and sell from her stall. Cau's previous loan enabled her to increase her sales and earn a higher income to support her family. She hopes that another loan will assist her in increasing the size of her business, attract new customers and increase sales. She also hopes that through the loan she can increase her income and improve her family's living conditions.

Previous Loan Details

Cau is a 48-year-old widowed woman. She lives with one son and two daughters in Ho Chi Minh City. For ten years, she has run a food stall to sell steamed glutinous rice and steamed rice flour with meat for people in her community. Cau would like a loan to purchase better quality ingredients an... More from Cau's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

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About Vietnam

  • $725
    Average annual income
  • 66
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    Vietnam Loans Fundraising
  • $12,974,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21,083.7
    Vietnam Dong (VND) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Cau to purchase a large quantity of rice and beans to make food to sell from her food stall.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 29, 2013
Listed
Sep 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 17, 2014
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Cau. It was first posted on Kiva on Jun, 2012. Learn More