Hanan is a 61-year-old married woman from Al Hashmi, Amman, Jordan.
Hanan makes hand-made embroidery and she is requesting a loan of 1500 JD to purchase raw materials needed for her business.
Hanan is starting her business through selling to neighbors and relatives then with her hard work, she hopes she can expand to selling to countries outside Jordan such as Algeria.
Hnan is looking to open her own shop to better display her products and expanding her customer base with an aspiration of improving her family living conditions.
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