Vinh is 53 years old, and married with 2 daughters. He lives with his family in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vinh earns a living operating a photography shop from the front of his house, which he has done for the past 15 years. His business primarily involves taking photos, developing photos, and selling photo-related items to his customers. Vinh's wife also helps him to manage the shop.
Vinh would like to take a loan to buy better quality camera equipment and materials for his business (such as printing paper, albums, and a camera). Vinh hopes the loan will help him to provide a better service, generate more income to cover his family's living expenses, and reinvest in his business.
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.