Khanh, 53 years old, is married and has three children, two sons and one daughter. She and her husband support their family through the income they earn from making iron latches. They began this business ten years ago. They live in Ho Chi Minh City.
Khanh intends to take a loan to buy a large quantity of iron. The additional materials will enable her to increase her production and sales of latches. She hopes her business runs smoothly and will help her to improve her living conditions.
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.