Total loan: $250


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

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A loan helped expanding her tea business and investing in the future of her family and business.

Josephine's story

Josephine E. is currently in the business of selling tea and is requesting a loan to expand her business. Josephine is 36 years old and is Married with a husband that is a peasant. She has 2 children that go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to expand the business. She is a member of BRAC, whose 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 in terms of its scale and diversity of projects. In 2007, BRAC started operations in Southern Sudan. Its microfinance program, which is targeted towards returning war refugees, has already formed 418 village organizations with more than 14,000 female members.