Radwan is a 56-year-old married man from Bani Kenanah, Jordan. He has 6 children. Radwan has requested a 1,000 JOD loan to pay for opening a grocery store selling cleaning supplies, grocery items, and candies. in the future, Radwan plans to expand his project, adding shelves to the store, painting it and expanding the variety of items offered, in order to increase his income and improve his family's living conditions.
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.