A loan of $350 helped buy brewing materials.

Cicilia's story

Cicilia G. sells brewed alcohol on a wholesale basis at home and requests a loan of 800SDG to facilitate her business by buying utensils for brewing the local alcohol. She is married to a policeman who works at the police headquarters in Juba town. Cicilia has two boys and three girls who all attend school.

In the future, Cicilia intends to pay school fees for kids in order for them to continue with further studies to enhance their future.

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. These programs are delivered through an extensive network of village organizations. BRAC, a Kiva partner, 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 micro-finance program, which is targeted toward returning war refugees, has already formed 418 village organizations with more than 14,000 women members.

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