Funded

Total loan: $200
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Santa

South Sudan
Gumbo, South Sudan / Food Market

A loan of $200 helped to purchase bags of rice and corn meal to sell.


Santa's story

Santa L. is currently in the business of selling beans and peas in the market and is requesting a loan to purchase bags of rice and corn meal to sell. Santa is 25 years old and is married to a soldier. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to open a hotel.

About BRAC

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.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: December 10, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC South Sudan

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: December 10, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC South Sudan