A loan of $375 helped to buy crates of sodas and beer to sell.


Pony's story

Pony R. is currently in the business of selling tea and bread in a restaurant and is requesting a loan to buy crates of sodas and beer to sell. Pony is 40 years old and is married to a policeman. She has eight children and her children go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to open a wholesale 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 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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