A loan of $350 helped open up a shop.

Betty's story

Betty J. is currently in the business of selling Irish potatoes and cabbages and is requesting a loan to open up a shop. Betty is 30 years old and is married to a husband who is a clerk in the United Nations office, and she has no children. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to build a house to rent out.

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 micro-finance 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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