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Update on Samuel

Samuel runs a food store business in Juba. He is a previous borrower with Finance Sudan and cites his achievements resulting from his previous loan as follows: he has increased his business stock and has managed to send two of his children to school.

He is now requesting 5,000 SSP in order to purchase rice, sugar, cooking oil, and washing soap to offer for sale.

He is pleased to have been given access to loans and is grateful to his lenders.

Previous Loan Details

Samuel is a 38 year old business man, who lives in Juba. He is married and has 4 children in between the ages of 15 and 3. 2 of them go to school. Samuel runs a mixed food store business, and he has been in the business for 15 years. He has no employees. Samuel heard about Finance Sudan thro... More from Samuel's previous loan »

Additional Information

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About South Sudan

  • $2,000
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    South Sudan Loans Fundraising
  • $2,343,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.4
    Sudan Pounds (SDG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Samuel to purchase rice, sugar, cooking oil and washing soap to offer for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 6, 2012
Nov 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 3, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Samuel. It was first posted on Kiva on Nov, 2011. Learn More