Total loan: $300


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Kator, Juba, Southern, Central Equatoria, South Sudan / Clothing

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Nafisa's story

Nafisa K. is currently in the business of selling used dresses and trousers at the market and is requesting a loan to stock first-class trousers and dresses to sell. Nafisa is 49 years old and is married with a husband that is a retired nurse. She has four children, and her children go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to expand the business by stocking bedsheets and buying a sewing machine. 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 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.