Juma is a 35-year-old businessman who lives in Juba. He is married and has five children between the ages of 2 and 12. Three of them go to school.
Juma runs a poles-selling business, and he has been in business for nine 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 poles and other materials. In addition to this business, he has no other source of income.
In 5 years Juma would like to expand his business and open other branches. His major challenges include high transportation costs and poor roads. Juma says he is happy for the loans given by Finance Sudan through the help of Kiva.