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A loan of $300 helped stock more bags of charcoal to sell.


Atma's story

Atma A. is currently in the business of selling bags of charcoal at home and is requesting a loan to stock more bags of charcoal to sell. Atma is 49 years old and is a widow. She has seven children and only one child goes to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to build a house for her family.

BRAC's holistic approach to poverty alleviation and empowerment of the poor encompasses a range of core programs in economic and social development, health, education, human rights and legal services which are delivered through an extensive network of village organizations. BRAC has become one of the world's largest NGOs as measured by the scale and diversity of its interventions. In 2007, BRAC started operations in Southern Sudan. The micro-finance program, which is targeted towards returning war refugees, has already formed 418 village organizations with more than 14,000 women members.



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