Lan, 47, lives in a small house in Ho Chi Minh City with her family, including a daughter and her husband. Her husband supports his family by fitting water tubes. Lan earns money through her business selling water pipes and hoses. She would like to get a loan to buy more stock of pipes and hoses to meet her customers' needs. She also hopes her business will ensure that her family members will have a better education and a better future.
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.