A loan of $275 helped to buy fresh cassava and maize to sell.

Barta's story

Barta N. makes a living selling groundnut paste, tomatoes and other items, and has applied for this loan to buy fresh cassava and maize to sell. She is 30 years old and married to a policeman. They have four children, all of whom go to school. With the extra profits made possible by this loan, she hopes to be able to build a 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 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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