Anh, who is 38 years old, is married and has three children, one son and two daughters. Her husband is a driver for hire.
She supports her family through the income she earns from selling rice. She has been in this business for eight years. They live in Ho Chi Minh City.
Anh intends to take a loan to increase her working capital and buy a larger quantity of rice to stock her store. The additional capital will enable her to increase her sales.
She hopes her business runs smoothly and will help her to improve her family's 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.