A loan of $425 helped to open a restaurant.

Makka's story

Makka J., a 25 year-old-woman, sells charcoal at the market and is requesting a loan to open a restaurant for selling tea and bread.

Her husband is a policeman and they have two children who both attend school at Buluk "B" primary school in Arabic Pattern. With the extra realizable profits from her loan, Makka intends to build a house that will be rented out.

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.

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