John is a 39-year-old businessman who lives in Juba. He is married and has three children between the ages of 3 and 10 who all go to school. John runs a general store and has been in business for 4 years. He has no employees and the business is his only source of income. John heard about Finance Sudan through promotions by the loan officers and is taking a loan of 3000 SDG to purchase clothes, a sewing machine, and other items.
In five years, John would like to expand his business and open other branches. His major challenges include high transportation costs. John says he is happy for the loans given by Finance Sudan through the help of Kiva.