Uyen is 33 years old, married, and has one daughter. She lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City. Uyen runs an electrical goods shop, to earn her living. She started her business three years ago.
She intends to take a loan to gradually expand her business, by buying a greater quantity and variety of electrical products to attract more customers. She hopes her business will run smoothly and will help her to improve 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.