A loan of $350 helped to open a bean shop.

Odeyo's story

Odeyo S. sells beans at the market and wants this loan to expand her business in such a way that she will stock more beans and open up her own shop in a good location. She is 38 years-old and married to a chief. Odeyo has five children, two are in secondary school and three still in primary level. With the extra profits from her loan, she intends to pay school fees for her children untill they finish the university level.

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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