Trang, 36, lives in a small house in Ho Chi Minh City with her family including two children and her husband. He is working for a construction company. Trang earns money through running a food stall selling banana cakes, and glue rice cakes for people in her community. She would like to get a loan to buy better ingredients and appliances to make better cakes to satisfy her customers' needs. She also hopes her business will ensure a better future for her family members.
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.