Van is a 45-year-old married woman living in Ho Chi Minh city. She has two children. Van earns an income to support her children by running a business that serves people who are renting a car. Her husband is a driver for hire. Van has been in her business for nine years. She plans to use this loan to open a new business selling clothes and she will use her loan to buy clothing to sell. Van hopes that through this loan, she will be able to increase her income and better support her children.
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.