Do, 54, is married and has three children. She lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City. Her husband is retired. Do supports her family by raising pigs and selling noodles to people in her community. Do started her business activities 12 years ago.
She is requesting a loan to expand her business, by buying animal feed for her pigs and good ingredients to make soup to sell. She hopes her business will run smoothly and will generate a higher income, which would assist her in improving her family's 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.