Hanyah is a 55-year-old married woman who lives in Hay Nazal, Jordan. Her son is married and lives independently. She is requesting a loan of 500 JOD to expand her work in cosmetics, clothes and blanket sales. Her dream is to have her own farm in the future.
Hanyah is a conservative woman who does not wish to upload her photo to the internet, so the photo shows her son.
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.