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Fatmeh

Update on Fatmeh

Getting the previous loan has helped Fatmeh in increasing her productivity. She used to do the embroidery on black dresses, but now Fatmeh has added colorful pieces to what she makes, which has helped her attract more customers.

Now she has applied for another loan to buy more raw materials and add decorating accessories to the dresses such as adding beads.

Previous Loan Details

Fatmeh is a 40-year-old single woman. After her brother passed away, she devoted herself to raising her sister and her brother’s children. Fatmeh has been doing embroidery since she was 13 years old as a hobby. Fatmeh uses her talent and skills to embroider beautiful traditional dresses, pillows ... More from Fatmeh's previous loan »

Additional Information

About National Microfinance Bank

Jordan is a small country located in the heart of the Middle East’s Levant region. Regional instability has caused Jordan to be excluded from global investments for decades. Additionally, a lack of natural resources—including water and energy—places tremendous strain on the Jordanian economy, over 80% of which consists of small businesses, largely in the service industry. Despite their importance in the economy, many of these businesses are excluded from the banking sector because of their size. Microfinance institutions like National Microfinance Bank offer them an opportunity to enhance and expand their businesses. NMB also offers its services to other underprivileged peoples in Jordan, providing them with loans to pursue educational goals and improve their homes and livelihoods.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Jordan

  • $6,100
    Average annual income
  • 14
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    Jordan Loans Fundraising
  • $7,869,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.7
    Jordan Dinars (JOD) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Fatmeh to buy more embroidery materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 20, 2012
Listed
Jul 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Fatmeh. It was first posted on Kiva on May, 2011. Learn More