A loan of $400 helped to open a shop.


Lalang's story

Lalang R., a 35 year old woman, sells tomatoes and okra and is requesting a loan to open up a shop. Her husband is a peasant and they have three children who all go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to build a house for rent.


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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