Sonia is a 33-year-old married woman with four family members. She is from Al Nasser, Amman, Jordan. Sonia prefers not to display her photo on the internet and this photo is of her husband.
Sonia is requesting a 400 JOD loan to pay for materials for flower arrangements that she sells to shops. In the future, she would like to start a project and buy a home for her family.
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.