Tien, 47, is married and has a son. He lives with his wife in Ho Chi Minh City. Tien has been running a general store in front of his house for five years. He is requesting a loan to expand his business by buying a greater variety of products including food, beverages and sanitation products to better satisfy his customers.
Tien hopes his business runs smoothly and will generate a higher income to assist him in improving his 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.