Jameela is a 42-year-old married woman from Al Khaledieh, Al Mafraq, Jordan and a mother of four. She is a conservative person and is unwilling to upload her picture to the Internet, thus the man in the photo is her husband.
Jameela has a grocery store which she started years ago as a home-based store, then with her hard work she improved it into a licensed store.
Now, Jameela is requesting a loan of 400 Jordanian Dinar (JOD) to purchase more goods for it.
Jameela is looking to expand her store and add a refrigerator for frozen food.
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