Najah is a 39-year-old married woman from Baqa’a, Jordan and she is a mother of six children.
Najah is selling blankets, clothes and accessories, through her home-based project. Najah was able to purchase a bus to distribute her products with. She paid some of the principle in cash and the remainder through a previous loan.
Now Najah is requesting a loan of 600 JD to purchase clothes and blankets. She is looking to purchase a home and provide financing for her son's higher education.
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