Lona Monday is a 35-year-old businesswoman who lives in Yei. She is married and has four children between the ages of 4 and 12. All of her children go to school. Lona runs a general store and has been in business for five years. She has no employees. Lona heard about Finance Sudan through other clients. She is requesting a loan of SSP3,500 to purchase more items, such as soap, feminine products, books, etc., for her store. She has no other source of income. In five years Lona would like to expand her business. Her major challenges include high prices in the market. Lona says she is happy about the loans given by Finance Sudan through the help of Kiva.