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Jamila, whose husband is shown here, is a 43-year-old married woman who supports five family members in Jarash, Jordan. For cultural reasons, Jamila would prefer that her photo not appear on the Internet. Jamila is engaged in a sewing business. She is requesting a loan in the amount of 1,300 JD, which will allow her to buy sewing materials such as fabric, beads, and silk.

Jamila would like eventually to expand into new sewing projects. In the future, she hopes to show her products in the Jarash shops. In addition, she plans eventually to open a supermarket business.

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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 $1,850 helped Jamila to buy sewing materials such as fabric, beads, and silk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2012
Sep 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 27, 2013