A loan of $675 helped to stock maize and sorghum to sell.

Achiro's story

Achiro V. is currently in the business of selling groundnuts and millet and is requesting a loan to stock maize and sorghum to sell. Achiro is 33 years old and is married to a businessman. She has four children and her children go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to build up her store of cereals.

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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