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Fatna is an experienced businesswoman from Nazereth. She holds a degree in Bookkeeping and has taken extensive cosmetics courses. Fatna gained marketing experience in a previous position and decided to open her Cosmetics Institute to train other women in cosmetics services. She offers courses in manicures, pedicures, acupuncture, wax, and cosmetics. She wants to introduce courses in permanent makeup application to expose students to an additional skill and business area.

Fatna needs this loan to assist in purchasing a computer, cosmetic supplies and a permanent makeup application machine.

Fatna wants to continue to strengthen her Institute and provide ongoing opportunities for women to gain useful skills they can then take and use.

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

  • $36,200
    Average annual income
  • 1
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    Israel Loans Fundraising
  • $1,357,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.8
    Israel New Shekels (ILS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,650 helped Fatna to purchase a computer, cosmetic supplies and a permanent makeup application machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 18, 2012
Jan 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014