OPPORTUNITY IN SUNLIGHT
OPPORTUNITY IN SUNLIGHT
11/1/2016 4:57:00 PM

Samer Awwad, who has more than 10 years of experience in the electronic engineering field, was one of the pioneers of providing clean energy in Jordan. He noticed that the demand o...

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LAND… THE MORE YOU GIVE, THE MORE YOU GET
LAND… THE MORE YOU GIVE, THE MORE YOU GET
10/17/2016 2:59:00 AM

In 1980, Rakan Al-Faour started working in his family’s farms after graduating from high school. His family is well-known in the agricultural field; they rent farms and plant...

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PRIVATE HOSPITAL OPENS IN EAST AMMAN WITH HELP FROM USAID JLGF
PRIVATE HOSPITAL OPENS IN EAST AMMAN WITH HELP FROM USAID JLGF
10/17/2016 2:57:00 AM

Established in 2010, Advanced Company for Hospital Services (Advanced Company) renovates, renews and prepares certain locations to become formal hospital units that are mainly spec...

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A TAILORED SOLUTION FOR ZARQA’S BRIDES
A TAILORED SOLUTION FOR ZARQA’S BRIDES
10/17/2016 2:54:00 AM

In Apr 2015, Maysoon Taqieddin started a specialty shop in Zarqa for renting, selling, and tailoring wedding and formal dresses, serving low to middle income residents of Zarqa. Th...

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THE MARKET NEED WAS CLEAR
THE MARKET NEED WAS CLEAR
10/17/2016 2:47:00 AM

Rana Abweh realized the growing demand for transparent plastic containers (TPCs) in the local market and regional markets and conducted market research to study the opportunity of ...

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SEED CAPITAL
SEED CAPITAL
10/17/2016 2:44:00 AM

In 2006, Mustafa Al-Turk started Al-Majd Factory to produce top quality Halawah and Teehinah using the old traditional milling process to guarantee the purity and quality of produc...

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‘Tasty’ Business
‘Tasty’ Business
10/16/2016 12:43:00 PM

In 1988, Suzan Ranneh used to live in Saudi Arabia, and worked for ten years for a women’s charitable association. As part of her job in preparing meals for needy people, she attended training courses on cooking sweets, Chinese, Italian, and Arabic food. After ten years, in 1998, she moved to Jordan. Her passion for cooking and preparing food increased day after day, and that was the main driver for her to establishing her own restaurant in 2000. Unfortunately, due to family issues, she

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SEED CAPITAL
SEED CAPITAL
10/16/2016 12:43:00 PM

Installation of the equipment in Al-Karak new factory. ©USAD JLGF In 2006, Mustafa Al-Turk started Al-Majd Factory to produce top quality Halawah and Teehinah using the old traditional milling process to guarantee the purity and quality of products. In 2013 Al-Turk decided to expand his business as he witnessed a steady growth in his sales over the years and he was unable to meet the current level of demand. So he decided to establish a new factory in Al-Karak to serve its customers in the

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THE “POWER” IS IN THE AIR
THE “POWER” IS IN THE AIR
10/13/2016 8:17:00 AM

Clean Energy concept is gaining increasing popularity in Jordan, among both households and businesses, because it is cheaper and cleaner source of energy. This popularity created significant demand on clean energy products presenting a huge potential for profit for new entrants to this market. This motivated Nasser Al-Madani to establish Jordan Sun Company for Renewable Energy Solutions in Aqaba in 2012. Facilitated by USAID JLGF, the company received a loan of $ 56,497 in 2014 to expand its

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“It is Sweet to Work in Sweets”
“It is Sweet to Work in Sweets”
10/13/2016 8:16:00 AM

  Driven by her passion to make food and desserts and being raised up in a family who has passion for food, Suzan Deraz decided to partner with Omar Nashash the owner and manager of ‘Cake and More’ since 2014.  Their professional partnership started in January 2015. The roles were clearly stated; Omar is the main chef and responsible for the production while Suzan is responsible for improving the sales, marketing and public relations. Achieving promising results throughout the eight

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THE SECRET TO SUCCESS IS TO LOVE WHAT YOU DO
THE SECRET TO SUCCESS IS TO LOVE WHAT YOU DO
10/13/2016 8:14:00 AM

In 2012, Haneen decided to open her own modern optics center in a new underserved area Al-Karak, Jordan. Soon, she established “Haneen Center for Optics” to include an eye-care services designated area and a retail shop for glasses, eyewear solutions, sunglasses and lenses. At the beginning, Haneen purchased 80% of the inventory on 30 days credit term. However, she thought of taking a loan to make cash inventory purchases to benefit from suppliers’ discounts. With the support of USAID JLGF, by

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