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Hang, age 44, operates a food stall business, where she prepares and sells food to people in her community. She has run her business for four years. She specializes in duck eggs and dishes made of raw fish and vegetables.

Hang and her husband have two children. Her husband earns a living working as a building contractor. The family lives in Ho Chi Minh City.

Hang would like to request a loan in order to purchase high quality food ingredients for her business. She is confident that this will enable her to better meet the needs of her customers and attract additional customers. She will also use part of her loan funds to pay school fees for her children.

She hopes that through her loan she will be able to increase her income and be able to offer her children a good education.

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
  • 61
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    Vietnam Loans Fundraising
  • $17,281,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20,803.2
    Vietnam Dong (VND) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Hang to purchase high quality food ingredients for her business and pay school fees for her children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2012
Nov 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013