Update on HananHanan is a conservative woman. (Her husband is seen in photo.)
Hanan, born in 1983, is married and she lives in Irbid camp-Jordan. Her husband is a school driver which provides a low amount of income. He also sells cotton candy and ice cream. In a year doing this work he has found that it is a profitable business. But because of wear and tear, the ice cream and cotton candy are damaged. Hanan and her husband don't have enough money to purchase new ones.
Hanan took a loan before to purchase a machine for making cotton candy and now is seeking a youth loan to buy a new ice cream machine.
Previous Loan DetailsHanan is a conservative woman, so she has asked her husband to take her place in the photo. Hanan is a mother of 4 children who lives in Irbid. She works together with her husband in making cotton candy and selling it in their neighborhood. She hopes to get a loan so she can buy a machine that... More from Hanan's previous loan »
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This loan is helping support a borrower who is 35 or under. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources.
About National Microfinance BankJordan 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.
Concurrent and Successive Loans
Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.
This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.
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