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Kefah is a 44-year-old widow and mother of 5 children, from Madab, Jordan. Kefah started her business by selling clothes from home, then after economic conditions get worse and her children entered university, she turned the project into a grocery store away from home.

Kefah is requesting a loan of 1,000 JOD to expand her business by increasing the sales volume. Kefah hopes to add a variety of products to her store so that she can meet the demands of the neighborhood.

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About Tamweelcom

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.

For more information, please visit Tamweelcom’s website.

About Jordan

  • $6,100
    Average annual income
  • 27
    View loans »
    Jordan Loans Fundraising
  • $8,466,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.7
    Jordan Dinars (JOD) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,425 helped Kefah to add a variety of products to her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 14, 2011
Jul 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 22, 2012