A loan of $450 helped build a charcoal store.


Nyikang's story

Nyikang C. is currently in the business of selling charcoal and is requesting a loan to build a charcoal store.

Nyikang is 48 years old with a husband who is a peasant. She has 4 children who all go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to pay school fees for her children.

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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