A loan of $225 helped to purchase more crates of beer to sell.


Atom's story

Atom R. is 39 years old and married to a peasant. She has eight school-aged children. Atom is currently in the business of selling charcoal and beer from her home, and is requesting a loan to purchase more crates of beer to sell. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to pay her children's school fees and build them a house to settle in.

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 at returning war refugees, has already formed 418 village organizations with more than 14,000 women members.



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