A loan of $1,125 helped to buy material to make new bedsheets to sell.

Elinya's story

Elinya L. is 35 years old and married to a teacher. She has four school-aged children. Elinya is currently in the business of selling clothes, shoes and sandles at the local market. She is requesting a loan to buy new material to make bedsheets to sell. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to buy two sewing machines for making bedsheets.

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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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