Goza is a mother of two boys and three girls. She lives in the Negev. Goza managed a business activity selling clothes but dreamed of a business where she could give more and earn better. After gaining a childcare certification, Goza began working with the local authorities and opened her daycare centre. She is caring for four children and has received strong feedback and excellent evaluations. She plans on caring for more children in the upcoming year.
Goza needed this loan for renovations and equipment for her daycare centre.
Goza wants to provide for her family and ensure her children have a healthy and strong future. Goza has found her niche and looks forward to managing a successful daycare centre.
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%.