Betty is 40 years old, married and has has four children, all of whom attend school.
She sells vegetables, like tomatoes and onions in South Sudan. Betty has been in business for five years.
Betty requested this loan through BRAC South Sudan to purchase onion for resale. She will use her extra income to build a house.
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.