A loan of $275 helped to purchase fish to sell.

Akumu's story

Akumu J. is currently in the business of selling potatoes, like sweet and Irish potatoes, that have been imported from Uganda. She is requesting a loan to purchase fish to sell. Akumu is 46 years old and married. Her husband is a policeman. She has five children and they all go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to build a rental house.

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 micro-finance 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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