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Nancy

Update on Nancy

Nancy is a 29-year-old married woman. She lives in a sector in Jordan called Wihdat. She has 1 son and 2 daughters. She has been selling clothes and accessories for 2 years at her home. But because of the external competition and the lack of funding, she applied for youth loan so she can have an independent shop and buy more products to raise her profits and attract more customers.

Previous Loan Details

Nancy was born in 1985. She is single and lives with her 2 siblings in Amman-Jordan. Nancy has been working in sales of clothing, perfumes, accessories and blankets for 9 months which has been profitable work for her. She is planning to open her own store in the future. She is requesting a you... More from Nancy's previous loan »

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is helping support a borrower who is 30 or under. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources. 

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Jordan

  • $3,740
    Average annual income
  • 49
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    Jordan Loans Fundraising
  • $7,601,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.7
    Jordan Dinars (JOD) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,175 helped Nancy have an independent clothes and accessories shop and buy more products.
69% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 26, 2014
Listed
Jun 7, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible