Amina is 40 years old, married, and has three children, one of whom is in school. She has had a business of selling bread in Kator, South Sudan for two years.
Amina is requesting this loan through BRAC South Sudan to purchase bread for resale. She will use the extra income she earns as a result of this loan to pay school fees.
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.