USAID LENS and Tamweelcom inaugurated in Tafilah the new Tamweelcom mobile branch bus. The ceremony, that took place at the at Imaar Al Tafilah Foundation, \was an opportunity to showcase this innovative project that will enable a better access to financial services for micro and small business in the governorates of Tafileh and Ma’an: areas in southern governorates where many residents lack access to finance and other services for their businesses and that would not be yet be viable to serve with a full-time branch.
The mobile branch bus, is a multi-function service center with a team of 5 officers: one Branch Manager, 2 Loan Officers, one teller and a driver. The bus will allowing future clients to discuss their needs, receive specific guidance in the selection of the most appropriate financial products, make payments and received disbursements. The bus started its operations at the beginning of June 2017, working on a fixed weekly route that serves the communities Wadi Musa, Ak-Shobak and Al-Hessa .