Nida'a from Al Zarqa, Jordan, is a 23-year-old woman and a mother of two children.
Nida'a is starting her business in decorating flowers and papers from the home of relatives and neighbors, but with her exceptional talent and hard work she could move her work to the nearby areas.
Nida'a is requesting a loan of 400 JOD to purchase raw materials for her business and she is looking forward to opening a shop for her products.
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