Alia is a 46-year-old married woman. She is from Al Hashmi, Amman, Jordan and a mother of three children.
Alia has a home-based grocery store and she is requesting a loan of 500 JD to purchase goods needed
Alia is looking to establish a store away from her home so that she can increase her income and enlarge her customer base, thus providing her family with better living conditions.
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