A loan helped to purchase pulses and beans to sell.

Awate's story

Awate M. is currently in the business of selling both fresh and dried fish. She is requesting a loan to purchase pulses and beans to sell. Awate is 41 years old. She is married and her husband is a retired army captain. She has 7 children, 3 of whom go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to build a house for rent.

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 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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