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Fareeda is a 42-year-old married woman from Bani Kenanah, Irbid, Jordan.

Fareeda makes pastries, coffee, and prepares "shehsha" (water pipes) out of her home and she is requesting a loan of 800 JD to pay rent for a new location for her business.

An aspiration of Fareeda's is to open a quiet spot at her new location for "Shehsha" and she is looking also to improve her family's living conditions so that she can provide needed medications for her sick child.

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Tamweelcom was ranked among the top ten microfinance institutions worldwide in 2007 and 2008 by the Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX). Tamweelcom offers loan products tailored to the needs of micro-entrepreneurs in Jordan, including vocational and solar power loans, loans for aspiring entrepreneurs starting a project from home, and loans for established small businesses. Tamweelcom’s non-financial services include training and permanent showrooms for clients to develop and market their products, as well as educational grants for children to attend private school. Through a partnership with Jordan’s largest telecommunications company, Tamweelcom is the first microfinance institution in the Middle East and North Africa to allow clients to make monthly loan repayments with their mobile phones.

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About Jordan

  • $6,100
    Average annual income
  • 48
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    Jordan Loans Fundraising
  • $8,248,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.7
    Jordan Dinars (JOD) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Fareeda to rent a new location for her home-based project.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
23 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 17, 2011
Oct 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 3, 2013