Total loan: $375


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

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Veronica's story

Veronica J. is currently in the business of selling charcoal. Veronica is 39 years old and divorced. She has four children and all her children go to school. She is requesting a loan to expand the business.

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.