A loan of $450 helped to buy bags of rice, beans, salt, sugar, etc to sell.

Youima's story

Youima L. is currently in the business of selling various items in the shop like cooking oil, biscuits, etc and is requesting a loan to buy bags of rice, beans, salt, sugar, etc., to sell. Youima is 45 years old and is divorced. She has 7 children and her children go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to build up a book shop.

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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