Due to cultural reasons, Sana prefers that her photo not be on the Internet; therefore, the above photo is of her son.
Sana is a 40-year-old married female from Al Hashmi in Jordan. She has 3 children and requested a 500 JOD loan to pay for clothes to retail from her own house. In the future, Sana is planning to have her own shop and buy a house.
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.