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Halim is from Kosovo. He is married, and is the father of three children. Halim is working as a welder and he is the only person in his area who works in this profession. This businness is main source of income for his family.

He applied for a loan from Kiva partner KosInvest to buy working tools and raw materials. these tools will help him improve his business. When he doesn't have enough work as a welder, he is trading woods.

Additional Information

About KosInvest

KosInvest is a micro-enterprise development organization that provides loans to help people in rural Kosovo generate more income and improve their living conditions. It offers a wide range of loan products, from loans tailored to micro and small enterprises to loans designed to help women-headed households.

About Kosovo

  • $7,600
    Average annual income
  • 37
    View loans »
    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $1,948,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Halim to buy working tools for his welding business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 15, 2012
Jun 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2013