With a small plan, I could support my family, and through Microfund for Women’s platforms, I was able to market my business to expand it and help more families in need.

Amal Abd Al Lateef

  • > 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


Samira’s husband’s illness which resulting in him not working, became a driving force for her to find another source of income for her family and her husband’s family, and she did not waste a minute without trying to start o humble home-based business, which is meal preparation and catering, especially from working mothers.

Samira turned to Microfund for Women for help, which the latter encouraged her and provided her with the necessary support and funding to purchase kitchen supplies and some of the women’s clothes she sold to neighbors and relatives as a form of increasing her income.

In a small interview, Samira stated that she has received nothing but support and excellent treatment from Microfund for Women’s employees and hopes that the success will be an ally of all the women who are determined to do home-based projects and support their families.