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Yousef, a 20-year-old single guy, is one of six siblings living together with their parents.

Having an independent personality, Yousef started supporting himself as soon as he turned 18 years old. Now he is working at offices and a school supplies shop. At the same time Yousef is a university student majoring in accounting. After graduation he wants to start looking for a full time job where he can apply what he studied.

Yousef has applied for this loan to help him pay part of the semester fees.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of National Microfinance Bank's education program, designed to finance school tuition for students whose families have low incomes or work in informal sectors of the economy. Funds can be used for partial or complete payment of expenses related to higher education. This loan is unique compared to other options on the market as NMB has introduced flexible interest rates, meaning the loan interest rate is lowered for students with good grades and students who are engaged in community service/voluntering activiites. Discounts are also offered to students with physical disabilities and to families who have other children also studying at the university level. By supporting this loan, you're enabling access to education for students with limited options. 

About National Microfinance Bank

Jordan is a small country located in the heart of the Middle East’s Levant region. Regional instability has caused Jordan to be excluded from global investments for decades. Additionally, a lack of natural resources—including water and energy—places tremendous strain on the Jordanian economy, over 80% of which consists of small businesses, largely in the service industry. Despite their importance in the economy, many of these businesses are excluded from the banking sector because of their size. Microfinance institutions like National Microfinance Bank offer them an opportunity to enhance and expand their businesses. NMB also offers its services to other underprivileged peoples in Jordan, providing them with loans to pursue educational goals and improve their homes and livelihoods.

About Jordan

  • $6,100
    Average annual income
  • 36
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    Jordan Loans Fundraising
  • $8,034,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.7
    Jordan Dinars (JOD) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Yousef to help him in paying part of the semester fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 21, 2012
Dec 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014