A loan of $450 helped purchase dried fish, beef, and more tomatoes to sell.

Sarafina's story

Sarafina A. is currently in the business of selling fresh fish and tomatoes and is requesting a loan to purchase other items such as dried fish, beef, and more tomatoes to sell. Sarafina is 40 years old and is married to a husband who is a soldier. She has three children who all attend school. If she is able to make extra profits as a result of using this loan for her business, she hopes to be able to open up a hotel.

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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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