A loan of $425 helped to increase her inventory of charcoal to sell.

Paulina's story

Paulina H. sells charcoal and is requesting a loan to expand the business by purchasing more charcoal. Paulina is 40 years old and married. Her husband is a driver. They have two children, who are both attending school. With the extra profits generated from her loan, she hopes to pay her children's school fees.

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 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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