Aida is a 44-year-old, conservative, married woman. She asked her husband to appear in the photo, in her place. Aida and her husband are supporting their two boys and one girl, with their work in their medium-sized food market.
Now Aida wants to improve their store by adding a freezer, so they can begin to sell frozen meat and frozen foods. She applied for this loan, to obtain money to buy the freezer.
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.