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Tien, 56 years old, is married and has two sons and two daughters. He lives with his wife and children in Ho Chi Minh City.

Tien and his wife earn money by making mechanical spare parts at their house. He intends to use his loan to buy materials and equipment to increase his production. He hopes his business runs smoothly and will help to improve his family's living conditions and send his children to school.

Additional Information

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.

About Vietnam

  • $5,600
    Average annual income
  • 141
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    Vietnam Loans Fundraising
  • $16,208,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20,810.0
    Vietnam Dong (VND) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Tien to buy materials and equipment to increase his production of machine parts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 8, 2012
Feb 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012