Le is 42 years old and married with two children. She supports her family through the income she earns from her store that occupies the front of her house. Her store sells a variety of goods, such as beverages, milk, and everyday necessities. Her husband is a driver. They live in Ho Chi Minh City.
She intends to take a loan to buy a larger variety of different goods to stock her store and better meet her customers' needs. She hopes her business runs smoothly and will help her to improve her living conditions and send 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.