Mareselo is a 46-year-old businessman who lives in Juba. He is married with three children between the ages 3 and 9 years. All of them go to school.
Mareselo runs a general store and has been in business for six years. He has no employees. He heard about Finance Sudan Limited through promotions by the loan officers. He is taking a loan of SSP 4,000 to purchase more maize, flour, and many other items. In addition to this business, he has no other source of income.
In five years, Mareselo would like to expand his business and open other branches. His major challenges include high market prices and high transportation costs. Mareselo says he is happy for the loans given by Finance Sudan Limited, through the help of Kiva.