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Areefah is a 47 year old married female from Nao'or in Jordan. she has 4 children and requested a 500 JOD loan to pay for buying an egg hatchery. The second step of her project is to sell eggs weekly, and then to sell eggs on a daily bases. In the future, Areefah is planning to expand her project by buying another hatchery and selling eggs in a wider border.

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About Jordan

  • $3,740
    Average annual income
  • 18
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    Jordan Loans Fundraising
  • $7,423,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.7
    Jordan Dinars (JOD) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Areefah to pay for buying an egg hatchery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 28, 2013