Jeel is a 26-year-old single lady from Marka, Amman, Jordan.
Jeel has a home-based beauty salon and she is requesting a loan from 1,200 JD to purchase some new equipment and materials needed to meet the increased demands in her salon.
One of Jeel's aspirations is to open a licensed salon away from her home and she is looking to purchase her own car and house.
Due to cultural issues, the woman in the picture is Jeel's Mother.
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