Cuc is a fifty-seven-year-old woman with two children, one son and one daughter. She lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City and makes money by selling noodles to people in her community.
She started this business twenty years ago to cover her family's daily living expenses. Her business is going smoothly and she would like a loan to buy furniture, appliances and good quality ingredients to make better food to attract more customers.
She hopes this will increase her income, help her to improve her living conditions and allow her to set aside some savings.
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.