A loan of $225 helped to build a small shop.


Cicilia's story

Cicilia P. sells bread and tea at a restaurant and is requesting a loan to expand her business. Cicilia is 34 years old and is married. Her husband is a businessman. They have five children, all of whom attend school. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to build a small shop. 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 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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