A loan of $900 helped stock pairs of trousers and sandals to sell.

Fozia's story

Fozia J. is currently in the business of selling dresses and bedsheets and is requesting a loan to stock pairs of trousers and sandals to sell. Fozia is 22 years old and is divorced. She has 4 children and her children go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to build up a supermarket.

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 a measured by the scale and diversity of its interventions.

In 2007, BRAC started operations in Southern Sudan. The micro-finance 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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