Le is 50 years old, married, and has three children. She lives in Ho Chi Minh City. Her husband has supported the family by running a billiard room. Le started a general store to cover her expenses and to generate income to raise her family.
Le is requesting a loan, which she will use to buy more household items and many kinds of soft drinks to stock her store. She hopes that this will enable her to attract more customers and that she will be able to increase the turnover of her business. She also hopes that through the loan she will be able to expand her business activities and have money to reinvest to her business in the future.
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.