A loan of $450 helped stock more materials in her salon.


Aya's story

Aya H. is currently in the business of selling hair essentials at her beauty salon and is requesting a loan to increase the stock in her shop. Aya is twenty-nine years old and married with three children, who are all in school. Her husband is a peasant. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to buy a lorry for hire.

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, 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 micro-finance 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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