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Milena is a married woman and she has two children. She is from Kosovo and she lives in a Serbian community. She is a hardworking woman who helps her family to improve their life.

Milena runs a Cable TV business in her area. Milena has been in this business for three years. She started with very simple equipment. Now she has managed more or less to improve her business and profit.

She is the only one in her community that provides TV channels broadcasting and this makes it possible for her to have a better profit.

Milena is requesting a loan to by tools to improve the quality of her equipment in order to increase the number of clients.

Her goal is to save money, to ensure a better education for her children.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan will support the economic aspirations of minority people in Kosovo. Roma people and ethnic Serbians have historically faced a tremendous amount of hardship in Kosovo, and are still socioeconomically and politically vulnerable. During the 1998-1999 war, the fighting displaced 250,000 people. Among those displaced were an estimated 80-90% of the region’s Roma population. Today, Roma and ethnic Serbians living in Kosovo still face discrimination and are excluded from many aspects of society, including fair political representation and high rates of unemployment. By supporting this loan you are helping provide opportunity to marginalized populations.

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
  • 35
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    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 $2,725 helped Milena to by tools to improve the quality of her equipment in order to increase the number of clients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
30 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 18, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014