A loan of $500 helped stock perfumes to sell.

Firida's story

Firida S. is currently in the business of selling weaving materials at a salon and is requesting a loan to stock perfumes to sell. Firida is 33 years old and married. Her husband is a nurse. She has three children and her children go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to start up a bookshop.

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

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