Eman is a 41-year-old married woman from Madaba, Jordan and she is a mother of six children. She makes pastries from home and she is requesting a loan of 1500 JD to purchase a new oven which will help her increase her quantities.
Eman started her business by making pastries only for her neighbours and the nearby schools; then she start receiving orders from other areas.
Eman is looking to increase her business volume and improve her family's living conditions.
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