Trang is 41 years old and is married. She has 3 children and lives with them and her husband in Ho Chi Minh City. Her husband earns money by working as a mechanic. Trang earns an income to support her family by sewing hammocks and selling them in the local market. She intends to use her loan to buy canvas to make hammocks. She hopes her business runs smoothly and will help her to improve her family's living conditions and save money for her children's education.
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.