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Yaffa
Yaffa is a mother of three from Kibbutz Afik in northern Israel. She produces religious art designs including tallit covers, tablecloths, runners, and chala covers.

Her work is professional, artistic, and well received. She has created a good name for her items and has a steady flow of customers. She is currently expanding her business.

In order to increase her stock and business, Yaffa needed this loan to purchase professional sewing equipment, additional materials, and marketing materials.

Yaffa is working to strengthen her business and provide for her family. She wants to increase her monthly income by 30%.

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
  • 0
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    Israel Loans Fundraising
  • $1,290,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.0
    Israel New Shekels (ILS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $4,975 helped Yaffa to buy professional sewing equipment and other materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 28, 2012
Listed
Sep 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2015