A loan of $425 helped to open a bar as a sales outlet.

Palima's story

Palima S. sells locally brewed alcohol and requests a loan to open up a bar as a sales outlet. She is married to a driver, is 38 years old, and has five children who are not attending school. With the extra profits from her loan, she will build a house and rent it 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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