Mo'ath, from Madab, Jordan, is a 21 year-old single man. He has a shop for selling and purchasing computers and accessories and is requesting a loan of 1500 JD to purchase more products for the shop.
Mo'ath started his business 5 years ago as computer maintainance only, but, after taking his first loan from Tamweelcom, he was able to purchase computers and then sell them at the market. An aspiration of Mo'ath is to increase his family's living standards.
Tamweelcom was ranked among the top ten microfinance institutions worldwide in 2007 and 2008 by the Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX). Tamweelcom offers loan products tailored to the needs of micro-entrepreneurs in Jordan, including vocational and solar power loans, loans for aspiring entrepreneurs starting a project from home, and loans for established small businesses. Tamweelcom’s non-financial services include training and permanent showrooms for clients to develop and market their products, as well as educational grants for children to attend private school. Through a partnership with Jordan’s largest telecommunications company, Tamweelcom is the first microfinance institution in the Middle East and North Africa to allow clients to make monthly loan repayments with their mobile phones.