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Dao, 41, is married and has two children, a son and daughter. She lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City. Her husband earns an income working as a worker at a local company. Dao has been running a business of selling soy milk to people in her community for 3 years.
She is requesting a loan to expand her business by buying a greater variety and quantity of soybeans to stock her store and better satisfy her customers.
She hopes her business runs smoothly and will generate a higher income to assist her in improving her family's living conditions.

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
  • 75
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    Vietnam Loans Fundraising
  • $16,977,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20,903.0
    Vietnam Dong (VND) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Dao to buy a greater variety and quantity of soybeans to stock her store and produce soy milk to better satisfy her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 9, 2013
Apr 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 19, 2014