A loan helped to open up a bakery.


Simona's story

Simona R. currently sells bread, and she is requesting a loan to open up a bakery. She is married to a farmer who has grown crops in the Walang-walang river region for five years. Of their four children, two attend school at Kator primary school. With the extra profits she expects from her loan, she hopes to be able to buy land on which she can build and rent out buildings in order to gain additional income.


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 a 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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