A loan of $200 helped purchase more bags of charcoal to sell.


Aluwesa's story

Aluwesa J. is currently in the business of selling groundnut phaste (groundnuts crushed into liquid) and charcoal and is requesting a loan to purchase more bags of charcoal to sell. Aluwesa is 38 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 build a house for her family settlement.

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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