A loan of $200 helped to buy additional supplies of sugar and milk.


Lily's story

Lily K. makes a living by selling tea and bread in a restaurant, and has applied for this loan to buy new supplies of sugar and milk. Lily is 28 years old and married to an electrician. She has one child who does not yet go to school. With the extra income made possible by this loan, she hopes to be able to build a house to 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, 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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