Amneh is a 43-year-old married woman. She is a mother of two sons and one daughter. One of her sons is already a married man. Amneh is a tailor who works in a tailoring workshop. She started to work harder after her husband got sick and could not leave home for work. Now Amneh sells women's clothes at home after she finishes her work at the tailoring workshop. Amneh is applying for a loan today to acquire more women's clothing items to sell, and therefore increase her profits and continue supporting her family and helping provide her husband’s medications.
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.