A loan of $450 helped to purchase more jerrycans of cooking oil to sell.


Laker's story

Laker E. is 35 years old and married to a businessman. She has four children who are currently in school. Laker is in the business of selling bread and cooking oil, and is requesting a loan to purchase more jerrycans of cooking oil to sell. With the extra profits from her loan, Laker hopes to be able to open up a shop.

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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 at returning war refugees, has already formed 418 village organizations with more than 14,000 women members.



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