Najdiya is 63 years old and widowed. She is currently living with her two sons and daughter.
For three years now, Najdiya has been selling blankets and bed covers at home to the neighbors, relatives and friends.
Now she wants to start preparing for the next season and buy more bed covers as all she has now are heavy blankets for winter. For that reason, she has applied for a loan.
About National Microfinance Bank
Jordan is a small country located in the heart of the Middle East’s Levant region. Regional instability has caused Jordan to be excluded from global investments for decades. Additionally, a lack of natural resources—including water and energy—places tremendous strain on the Jordanian economy, over 80% of which consists of small businesses, largely in the service industry. Despite their importance in the economy, many of these businesses are excluded from the banking sector because of their size. Microfinance institutions like National Microfinance Bank offer them an opportunity to enhance and expand their businesses. NMB also offers its services to other underprivileged peoples in Jordan, providing them with loans to pursue educational goals and improve their homes and livelihoods.