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Update on Nelson

Nelson, being a businessman in Juba, expresses his happiness with the first loan as follows: He has increased his stock, paid his children's school fees, and he is now taking another loan to buy more items like maize flour, wool, paper bags and many others to increase his business and expand as well. Nelson says that he is very happy for the loan given by FSL.

Previous Loan Details

Nelson is a 31-year-old business man who lives in Juba. He is married and has four children between the ages of 1 and 13. Two of them go to school. Nelson runs a mixed retail store, and he has been in the business for 11 years. He has no employees. Nelson heard about Finance Sudan through fe... More from Nelson'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
  • 3.2
    South Sudanese Pounds (SSP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Nelson to purchase more items like maize flour, wool, paper bags, and other things.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 7, 2012
Dec 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Nelson. It was first posted on Kiva on Nov, 2011. Learn More