Florence is a thirty-eight-year-old business woman, who lives in Juba. She is married and has two children aged fifteen and three. Both of them go to school.
Florence runs a mixed-food business, and she has been in this business for twenty years. She has one employee. Florence heard about Finance Sudan through fellow clients and outreach and promotion done by the loan officers. She is taking a loan of SDG 3,000 to purchase more items like beans, eggs, cooking oil, tomato paste, sugar, rice and many others. In addition to this business, Florence has small houses for rent as another source of income
In 5 years time, Florence would like to hope for growth in the business size and also to build a better house for her family.
Her major challenges include low incomes and government plans of shifting markets from one location to another.
Florence says that, she is happy for Finance Sudan’s support; not only the financial support but also the business training that has opened her mind to how to do business better.