At the epicenter of political tension in the Middle East, Jordan faces many limitations due to its lack of natural resources and exclusion of foreign investment. Over 80% of Jordan's economy is comprised of small businesses that struggle to receive loans from the banking sector regardless of size.
As a result, microfinance has become a key to financial independence. This past summer, Jordan hosted the first annual Microfinance Network Conference.
Queen Noor, a major propent of microfinance, noted that, "The ultimate goal of making microfinance better is to make... Continue Reading >>