Fatimah is a conservative person. She is unwilling to upload her picture on the internet so the man in the photo is her husband.
Fatima is a 41-year-old married woman from Baqa'a, Al Balqa'a, Jordan and a mother of four children.
Fatimah started her home-based business by purchasing goats. Then she enlarged it by making yougurt products and cheese. Now she is requesting a loan of 1200 JD to purchase materials needed for her business.
Fatimah is looking to expand her business through contracting with retailers and distributors to sell her products with an aspiration of providing her children with the best life.
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