Hanan is a 23-year-old married woman from Marka, Amman, Jordan. She is requesting a loan of 500 JOD to buy women`s and children`s clothing and accessories. Hanan is planning to resell the clothing and accessories to her friends and neighbors who live in the same of area as her. She wants to develop this business in order to increase her income. In the future Hanan hopes to buy a car and a home.
Due to cultural reasons, Hanan prefers that her photograph is not posted online. Therefore, the photograph associated with this profile is of her father. According to the Field Partner, since Hanan is under the age of 30, this loan is considered a youth loan.
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