A loan of $675 helped to stock bags of beans and rice to sell.


Saidia's story

Saidia A. is 40 years old and married to a teacher. She has seven children who all go to school. She is currently in the business of selling maize, sorghum and millet at the market. Saidia is requesting a loan to stock bags of beans and rice to sell. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to build a charcoal store.

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 at returning war refugees, has already formed 418 village organizations with more than 14,000 women members.



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