Ever since I started my project, I focused on training and empowering women. My ambition is to train more than a thousand women, and hopefully my dream will soon come true.
Thaera Arabeyat - As-Salt
- > 136,000 active borrowers
- > 96% of active borrowers are women
- Total amount of loans disbursed is > 661,575,358
- Repayment rate is > 98%
- > 1,000,000 loans
- > 31 international and local awards
- > 63 branches
- > 700 employees
- > 68% of employees are women
To provide for her family, Samia started working in clothes tailoring and sewing from her home in As-Salt, which provided her a decent income to pay the majority of the family’s financial commitments.
The 42-year-old Samia said that the difficult life conditions were enough motive to start looking for another way to secure extra income for her family, that is when after obtaining a fund from Microfund for Women, she was able to buy the needed materials and equipment to start her business from the comfort of her home