Fatimah is a conservative person, so she is unwilling to upload her picture on the Internet. The man in the photo is her husband.
Fatimah is a 33-year-old married woman from Hay Nazal, Jordan. She is the mother of four children.
Fatimah makes handmade art pieces, and she is requesting a loan of 1,500 JOD to purchase equipment needed for her business.
Fatimah is looking to establish a shop for her home-based project with an aspiration of changing her home furniture.
Tamweelcom was ranked among the top ten microfinance institutions worldwide in 2007 and 2008 by the Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX). Tamweelcom offers loan products tailored to the needs of micro-entrepreneurs in Jordan, including vocational and solar power loans, loans for aspiring entrepreneurs starting a project from home, and loans for established small businesses. Tamweelcom’s non-financial services include training and permanent showrooms for clients to develop and market their products, as well as educational grants for children to attend private school. Through a partnership with Jordan’s largest telecommunications company, Tamweelcom is the first microfinance institution in the Middle East and North Africa to allow clients to make monthly loan repayments with their mobile phones.