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Wupa manages a day care at home. She takes care of five children with warmth and love. Wupa provides an excellent environment for the children in her care. She is recognized by the municipality. The parents are pleased with the care and there is high demand for her day care.

Wupa needs to make renovations. After there was city-wide work in her yard, areas of her day care were affected and now Wupa is taking the opportunity to make some important upgrades.

Wupa needs this loan to assist in paying for a new partition, plumbing work, flooring, play toys, and work on the outside play area.

Wupa has four grown children of her own and she wants to be able to continue to provide quality care and to help with her grandchildren’s education.

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
  • 1
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    Israel Loans Fundraising
  • $1,357,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.5
    Israel New Shekels (ILS) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $4,325 helped Wupa to assist in paying for a new partition, plumbing work, flooring, play toys, and work on the outside play area.
73% repaid
Repayment Term
32 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 13, 2014
Apr 3, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: