To earn more money, she also works as a caregiver (babysitter), which is a common way for women in this community to earn a small income. She loves what she does and is committed to it because she likes caring for babies.
Because she is a widow, she must work harder and longer hours to earn enough money for living expenses. With a goal to further grow her farm business, she requested a loan from KosInvest-Kiva to renovate her stable.
She is hoping to be able to save money for her child’s education expenses. She is aware that without Kiva lenders support, her life will be difficult. She really appreciative this help!
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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 KosInvestKosInvest 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.
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