Arike is a 35yrs old businessman who lives in Juba. He is married and has 4 children between the ages of 3 and 10. All of them go to school.
Arike runs a general store, and has been in business for 3 years. He has no employees. He heard about Finance Sudan through promotions by the loan officers. He is taking a loan of 4000sdg to purchase clothes, a sewing machine and other things, This business is his only source of income. In 5 years Arike would like to expand his business and open other branches. His major challenge is high market prices. Arike says he is happy for the loans given by Finance Sudan with the help of Kiva.