A loan of $325 helped purchase more materials to use and make more alcohol to sell.


Almarina's story

Almarina L. is currently in the business of brewing and selling local beer at home and is requesting a loan to purchase more materials to use and make more alcohol to sell. Almarina is 40 years old and is widowed. She has six children and her children go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to open up a bar and restaurant. 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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