Amal is a conservative person. She is unwilling to upload her picture on the internet so the man in the photo is her husband.
Amal is a 50-year-old married woman from Ashrafia, Amman in Jordan, and she supports 4 members of her family.
Amal has a small grocery store. She is requesting a loan of 499 JD to purchase food goods and products.
Amal is looking to increase her family income and provide them with better living conditions.
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