Ekhlas is 43 years old. She is the mother of six boys and one girl. They live in the eastern part of Amman. To help her husband in improving their living conditions, she started making detergents and other cleaning products in a special section in her house. She sells her products to neighbors and other markets in the neighborhood.
She wants to expand her area of production, so she applied for this loan to purchase some materials to increase her productivity and be able to provide additional mini-markets with her products.
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.