Wafa’a is a struggling woman from Marka- Amman. She is 36 years old and a mother of five.
Years ago, Wafa’a started her business using her own savings; she opened a small grocery shop where she worked with her husband, who was distributing goods using his bus.
Wafa’a is requesting a loan of 2000 JD to decorate her store and buy additional goods.
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