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Total loan: $200
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Lapiniye

South Sudan
Gudele, South Sudan / Food Market

A loan of $200 helped to purchase onions and cooking oil to sell.


Lapiniye's story

Lapiniye G. is currently in the business of selling dried fish in the market and is requesting a loan to purchase onions and cooking oil to sell. Lapiniye is a 45-year-old widow. She has seven children who all go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to pay the school fees for her children.

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. The programs 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 microfinance program, which is targeted towards returning war refugees, has already formed 418 village organizations with more than 14,000 women members.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: November 12, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC South Sudan

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: November 12, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC South Sudan