Abau is a 30-year-old businesswoman who lives in Yei. She is married and has three children between the ages of three and eight. All of them go to school.
Abau runs a general store and has been in business for four years. She has no employees. She heard about Finance Sudan through other clients. She is taking a loan of 4,000 SSP to purchase clothes, a sewing machine and many other items. In addition to this business, Abau has no other source of income.
In five years, Abau would like to expand her business. Her major challenge is high prices in the market. Abau says she is happy for the loans given by Finance Sudan through the help of kiva.