Asmaa is a conservative person so she is unwilling to upload her picture on the internet. The man in the photo is Asmaa's husband. Asmaa is a 38-year-old married woman from Hay Nazal, Jordan. She weaves handmade baskets and she is requesting a loan of 1000 JD to purchase materials needed for doing her weaving.
Asmaa is looking to improve her business and increase her income.
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.