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Total loan: $200
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Asa

South Sudan
Gumbo, South Sudan / Clothing Sales

A loan of $200 helped to purchase more clothing to sell.


Asa's story

Asa E. currently sells clothes and sugar and is requesting a loan to buy more clothing to sell. Asa is 28 years old and married. Her husband works in agriculture. She has five children, who are all going to school. With the extra profits generated from her loan, she hopes to be able to pay for the children's schooling.

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 that are delivered through an extensive network of village organizations. BRAC has become one of the world's largest NGOs as 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.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: November 27, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC South Sudan

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: November 27, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC South Sudan