Amer is 53 years old and a father of five. When you look into his sparkling eyes, you can notice his strong determination and great ambition.
Amer began his business with a small blacksmith shop where his work was limited to the local neighborhood. His fine work gave him a good reputation and opened the door for new business out of Amman as he gained a wide expertise in his field.
Amer is requesting a loan of 1500 JD to purchase some needed tools and materials for his shop. An aspiration of Amer's is to expand his business and open another blacksmith shop outside Amman in addition to building a home for his family.
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