A loan of $225 helped to purchase jerrycans of cooking oil to sell.

Lona's story

Lona M. is currently in the business of selling groundnut (peanut) paste and tomatoes at the market and is requesting a loan to purchase jerrycans (plastic containers) of cooking oil to sell.

Lona is 30 years old and is married to a business man. She has three children and her children go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to open a supermarket.

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.

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