Hoa, 49, is married and has two children. She lives with his family in Ho Chi Minh City. Her husband is a driver for hire.
Hoa has been running a shop, selling soft drinks in front of her house for 30 years. She is requesting a loan to expand her business by buying more different soft drinks to better satisfy her customers. She will also use part of the loan to pay school fees for her children.
She hopes her business runs smoothly and generates a higher income to assist her in improving her family's living conditions and sending her children to school.
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.