A loan of $525 helped to open up a place to sell tea.


Angelina's story

Angelina O. cooks and sells Sudanese local bread and is requesting a loan to open up a place to sell tea. She is 33 years old and married a soldier. They have five children who all go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to build a hotel.


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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