Nada is a 32-year-old married woman from Baqa'a, Al Balqa'a, Jordan, and the mother of two children.
Through watching her neighbor, Nada learned how to do mosaics. She liked that and engaged in a course at the Jordanian vocational institution to have a solid experience for making mosaics. After that she started her own business.
Now, Nada is requesting a loan of 800 JOD to purchase materials and equipment needed for making mosaic templates.
Nada is looking establish a workshop for her business and to train her women neighbors to make mosaics so that she can help them to have an additional source of income through employing them at her workshop.
An aspiration of Nada is to purchase her own house instead of the current rented one.
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