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Sanabel is a 36 year old mother of three from northern Israel. She opened a cosmetics and hair salon in a separate area of her home. Sanabel is a charismatic, bright woman who stays up on the latest styles and treats each customer with care and professionalism. She is known for her styles and good taste.

Sanabel needed this loan to purchase hair styling materials, creams, straightener machine, hair coloring, a new door for her entrance and minor renovations.

Sanabel wants to one day build a cottage salon next to her home and expand it to accommodate customers from the surrounding area.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

KIEDF targets some of the most marginalized groups and areas in Israel with its microfinance services, specifically working with Bedouins, Haredi women, and Israeli-Ethiopians. By contributing to this loan, you are supporting a borrower who otherwise would have very limited access to financial services. 

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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  • $1,325,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.5
    Israel New Shekels (ILS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,875 helped Sanabel to purchase hair styling materials, creams, straightener machine, hair coloring, new door for the salon entrance and minor renovations.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 25, 2014
Mar 5, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2015