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Dung is a 42-year-old, divorced woman. She lives with two sons, in Ho Chi Minh City. For 13 years, she has run a general store for people in her community.

Dung would like a loan. She will use it to purchase better-quality food products to sell to her customers, such as soy sauce, fish sauce, and household items. She hopes this will enable her to better meet the needs of her customers and attract additional customers.

She also hopes that, through her loan, she will be able to increase her income and save money for any future difficulties her family may face.

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
  • 21,061.5
    Vietnam Dong (VND) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Dung to purchase better quality food products, such as soy sauce and fish sauce, and household items to sell at her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 31, 2013
Jan 14, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014