A loan of $900 helped increase her business.


Agnes's story

Agnes A. sells beer at a bar and is requesting a loan to expand her business. Agnes is 21 years old and is married. Her husband that is a peasant. They do not have any children. With the loan, she hopes to be able to increases her profits.

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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