A loan of $450 helped to buy more bags of onions to sell.


Christine's story

Christine D. is currently in the business of selling tomatoes, phase and onions and is requesting a loan to buy more bags of onions to sell. Christine is 28 years old and is widowed. 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 hotel.

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 that 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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