Monday is 25 years old and married with two children. One of her children is still in school. Monday lives in Yei and has been running a food stall for the past two years. She heard about BRAC South Sudan from a credit officer and this will be her second loan.
Monday is requesting a loan of 700 SDG to purchase sugar and rice to sell. She will use the extra income from her 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.