Lien is 50 years old and is married with two children. She lives with her family in a small house in Ho Chi Minh City. Her husband helps her to run a food stall for earning a living.
Lien started her business ten years ago and makes many kinds of dishes to sell to people in her local community. She would like to take a loan to buy a greater amount of ingredients and food. This will enable her to expand her business by making a greater quanity and range of meals to sell from her stall.
Lien 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.