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Update on Tawfeq

Tawfeq is a 43-year-old married man from Marka in Jordan. He has two children. Tawfeq requested a 1,500 JOD loan to pay for buying spare parts for his car repair shop. In the future, Tawfeq is planning to expand his project and open a new shop. Also, he would like to pay the education expenses of his children.

Previous Loan Details

Tawfeq is a 42-year-old married man from Marka, Amman. He has his own car repair shop and is requesting a loan of 1500 JD to computerize his machines and purchase spare parts for cars. Tawfeq is looking to open a new branch for his shop. More from Tawfeq's previous loan »

Additional Information

About Tamweelcom

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.

For more information, please visit Tamweelcom’s website.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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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
  • 32
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    Jordan Loans Fundraising
  • $8,034,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.7
    Jordan Dinars (JOD) = $1 USD
A loan of $2,125 helped Tawfeq to buy spare parts for his car repair shop.
Repayment Term
23 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2012
Nov 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 4, 2012