A loan of $675 helped to buy stock of onions to sell.


Luke's story

Luke E. is currently in the business of selling bread and tomatoes at the market and is requesting a loan to buy a stock of onions to sell. Luke E. is 43 years old and is widowed. She has four children who go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to pay the school fees for her children.

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 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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