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Total loan: $550

Akumu

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Buluk, Juba, Southern, Central Equatoria, South Sudan / Food

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A loan helped purchase more baking materials such as baking flour and cooking oil.


Akumu's story

Akumu J. is currently in the business of baking and selling bread and is requesting a loan to purchase more baking materials such as baking flour and cooking oil. Akumu is 27 years old and is married with a husband that is a peasant. She has 2 children and her children go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to build up a resturant. 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.