A loan of $800 helped to stock more foodstuffs to cook and sell in her restaurant.


Silvia's story

Silvia S. is 31 years old and married to a businessman. She has three school-aged children. Silvia currently runs a business selling foodstuffs at her restaurant. She is requesting a loan to stock more foodstuffs to cook and sell in her restaurant. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to extend her restaurant's floor space.


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, 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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