Jackson is a 42-year-old businessman who lives in Juba. He is married and has six children between the ages of 2 and 16. Four of them go to school.
Jackson runs a timber-selling business, and he has been in business for eight years. He has one employee.
He heard about Finance Sudan through promotions by the loan officers. He is taking a loan of 5,000 SDG to purchase timbers and other supplies. In addition to this business, he has no other source of income.
In five years, Jackson would like to expand his business and open other branches. His major challenges include high transportation costs and poor roads. Jackson says he is happy for the loans given by Finance Sudan through the help of Kiva.