Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, provided pro bono representation to BRAC, a Bangladeshi non-governmental organization, on the financing of a $17.5 million multi-jurisdictional, multi-currency credit facility. The facility is intended to support BRAC’s current microfinance operations in Uganda and Tanzania as well as future operations in Sierra Leone, Liberia and other developing nations.

BRAC's mission is to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease and social injustice to achieve large scale, positive changes through economic and social programs that enable men and women to realize their potential.