Roster is a 40-year-old businessman who lives in Juba. He is married and has five children between the ages of 3 and 14. Four of the children go to school. Roster runs a general store and has been in business for four 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 dried fish, sugar, and many other items. In addition to this business, he has no other source of income.
In five years, Roster would like to expand his business and open other branches. His major challenges include high transportation costs. Roster says he is happy for the loans given by Finance Sudan through the help of Kiva.