Tam, 57, lives in a small house in Ho Chi Minh City with her family. Tam and her husband earn money through their business selling slippers. Tam is sometimes unable to provide the volume of slippers required by her customers. Consequently, she would like to get a loan to buy a larger stock of slippers to meet her customers' needs. She also hopes her business will ensure that her family's living condition will be better.
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.