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Sohir
Sohir is a 36-year-old mother of three with extensive tailoring and seamstress experience. Sohir has gained an excellent reputation in her village and surrounding area. She and two partners are opening a shop where she will provide tailoring and dressmaking services.

Sohir needs this loan to purchase a sewing machine, paint for the shop, sewing materials, cloth and supplies.

In the future Sohir wants to see her business expand, become a leader in the field, and get involved in designing.

Additional Information

About KIEDF:

Koret Israel Economic Development Funds (KIEDF) launched its direct lending program, SAWA, in 2006 to help low-income and unemployed populations within Israel create independent income-generating activities. SAWA currently serves Bedouin women in the Negev, Arab Israeli women in northern Israel and Jewish Israeli women. SAWA loans support a wide variety of small business types including consumer goods sales, grocery stores, animal raising, hairdressing, sewing, and day care. SAWA continues to grow and serve new populations while maintaining a loss rate of less than 3%.

About Israel

  • $28,930
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Israel Loans Fundraising
  • $1,247,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.7
    Israel New Shekels (ILS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,750 helped Sohir to purchase a sewing machine, paint for the shop, sewing materials, cloth and supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 26, 2011
Listed
Oct 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013