A loan of $200 helped purchase bags of rice to sell.

Monika's story

Monika G. is currently in the business of selling fish and beans at the market and is requesting a loan to purchase bags of rice to sell. Monika is 36 years old and married to a soldier. She has nine children and her children go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to open up a shop.

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

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