A loan of $900 helped to buy a bus for her drinks business.


Elina's story

Elina P. is currently in the business of selling cold drinks at the market and is requesting a loan to expand her business. Elina is 25 years old and is married. Her husband is a laboratory technician. She has no children.

With the extra profit from her loan, she hopes to be able to buy a bus for her business.

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 (non-governmental organizations) as measured by the scale and diversity of its interventions. In 2007, BRAC started operations in Southern Sudan. The microfinance program, which is targeted toward returning war refugees, has already formed 418 village organizations with more than 14,000 women members.



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