Jameela is a 56-year-old married woman from Hay Nazal, Jordan. She works from her home where she makes "Maftool", a traditional kind of food in Jordan, and some other kinds of foods.
Jameela sells her products to neighbours and friends, then with her exceptional dishes she is able to sell her products to malls and hospitals. She is looking to improve her family's living conditiona and renew her house 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.