A loan of $525 helped stock stapling machines and printing papers to sell.

Medina's story

Medina N. is currently in the business of photo-copying and binding books in her shop and is requesting a loan to stock stapling machines and printing paper to sell. Medina is 38 years old and is married to a husband who is an electrician. She has 2 children and her children go to school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to open up an internet cafe.

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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