Jackson Obote is a 35-year-old businessman who lives in Nimule. He is married with three children between the ages of three and 12. All of them go to school. Jackson Obote runs a general store, and has been in business for five years. He has no employees.
He heard about Finance Sudan through promotions done by the loan officers. He is taking a loan of 3,000 SSP to purchase more small bags, phone covers and many other items to sell. Aside from this business, he has no other source of income.
In five years Jackson Obote would like to expand his business and open other branches. His major challenges include high market prices and high transportation costs. Jackson Obote says he is happy for the loans given by Finance Sudan with the help of Kiva.