Total loan: $425


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

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Matayo's story

Matayo J. is currently in the business of selling bread and bags of charcoal. She is requesting a loan to stock more bags of charcoal to sell. Matayo is 36 years old and married to a soldier. She has four children, three of whom go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to build a house for rent. 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, 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 measured by the scale and diversity of its interventions. In 2007, BRAC started operations in Southern Sudan. The microfinance program, which is targeted toward returning war refugees, has already formed 418 village organizations with more than 14,000 women members.