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Mikala is 30 years old, a married woman with two children, one of whom is in school. She has a business of selling charcoal in Yei South Sudan. She has been in this business for four years.

Makala requested this loan through BRAC South Sudan with the hope of expanding her business. She will use the extra income from this loan to pay for her child to go to school and hopes to build a house in future.

Additional Information

About BRAC South Sudan

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, and 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 a measured by the scale and diversity of its interventions.

In 2007, BRAC started operations in Southern Sudan. The microfinance program, which is targeted towards returning war refugees, has already formed 418 village organizations with more than 14,000 women members.

About South Sudan

  • $2,000
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    South Sudan Loans Fundraising
  • $2,343,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Sudan Pounds (SDG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Mikala to purchase more charcoal for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 9, 2011
Oct 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 16, 2012