A loan of $200 helped to buy necklaces to sell to her customers.

Asunta's story

Asunta C. makes a living selling earrings and necklaces at a local shop and has applied for a loan to buy more necklaces to sell to her customers. She is 39 years old and married. Her husband is a driver and they have three children, all of whom are in school. With the extra income made possible by this loan, she hopes to be able to build a small hotel.

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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