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Mefide lives in Kosovo. She is married. She has two boys; age 12 and 7 years old. Her boys both attend school. To earn a living, Mefide operates a tailoring and handicraft business from her home. She has been a tailor since 1997.

Mefide makes tablecloths, curtains skirts and traditional costumes and then her mother in law sells the items in the market. She has been sustaining her business through her own efforts. She is very professional and really enjoys her work, and she has many requirements from her customers.

Mefide is requesting a loan through KosInvest to buy a new sewing machine. She hopes to earn a higher income and to expand her business in the future.
Mefide's goal is to improve the living conditions of her family and to save money to use towards her children's education.

Mefide really appreciates this support.

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
  • 8
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $1,800,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,850 helped Mefide to buy a new sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 27, 2012
Jul 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014