A loan of $900 helped to stock more cassava flour and rice.


Silvia's story

Silvia L. is currently in the business of selling foodstuffs at a restaurant and is requesting a loan to stock more cassava flour and rice in the restaurant. Silvia is 39 years old and is married to a peasant. She has three children and her children go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to extend the floor of her restaurant. 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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