Diem is 52 years old. She is divorced and has two children. She lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City.
Diem has been running a food stall for nearly twenty years. She sells noodles to people in the local community. She has requested a loan in order to buy a greater quantity and variety of food to meet her customers' demand.
Diem hopes that through this loan she can earn more money from her current business and save the additional amount for reinvestment.
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.