Yen, 42 years old, is married and has two children. She and her husband support their family through the income they earn by selling many kinds of water pipes. They have been engaged in this business for nineteen years. They live in Ho Chi Minh City.
Yen intends to take a loan to increase her working capital, buying water pipes. The additional supply of pipes will enable her to increase her sales. She hopes that her business runs smoothly and that it will help her to improve her 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.