Cosmas is a 40-year-old businessman who lives in Juba. He is married and has 4 children between the ages of 3 and 12. Three of them go to school.
Cosmas runs a general store, and has been in business for 4 years. He has no employees. He heard about Finance Sudan through promotions by the loan officers. He is taking a loan of 3,000 SDG to purchase oil, onions, flour, sapa, etc. This business is his only source of income. In 5 years Cosmas would like to expand his business and open other branches. His major challenges include high transportation costs. Cosmas says he is happy for the loans given by Finance Sudan through the help of Kiva.