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A loan of $350 helped to buy cooking oil and onions to sell.


Betty's story

Betty T. currently sells onions and is requesting a loan to buy cooking oil and onions to sell. Betty is 25 years old and is single. Betty does not have children, and with the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to build a shop. 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.



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