A loan of $425 helped to purchase simsim to sell.


Hassen's story

Hassen J. is currently in the business of selling groundnuts (peanuts) and is requesting a loan to purchase simsim (sesame seeds) to sell.

Hassen is 40 years old and is married with a husband who is a project manager in UNDP (United Nations Development Program) Sudan. She has four children and her children go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to build a house to rent out.


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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