A loan of $425 helped to purchase more crates of beer to sell.


Hellen's story

Hellen R. currently sells beer at her bar and is requesting a loan to purchase more crates of beer to sell. Hellen is 42 years old and married to a security guard. She has three children who all go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she intends to build a house for rent. About BRAC 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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