A loan of $350 helped stock more charcoal to sell.


Salwa's story

Salwa A. is currently in the business of selling charcoal and is requesting a loan to stock more charcoal to sell. Salwa is 30 years old and married. Her husband is a peasant . She has three children, all of whom go to school.

With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to build a house for rental purposes.

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 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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