Alia is a 33-year-old lady who works in a beauty salon. She also has a small evening and engagement dress showroom. She uses her connections from her full-time job as a hair dresser to market her private business in dress sales and rental. Now Alia wants to bring in a few more dresses and add selling bridal sets of make-up, and for that she has applied for this loan.
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.