Hisham was born in 1980. He is a married man with no children. Hisham is the only provider for his wife. He has been running his butcher shop for 15 years. Hisham has also been providing his brother, who owns a cafeteria, with the meat he needs. Now he is applying for a loan to buy a meat chopping machine in order to do his work more easily and to raise his productivity and income.
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.