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Rajmonda
Rajmonda is an Egyptian woman in her forties. She is divorced, and she has four children ranging in age from 9 to 24 years old. Her youngest child is still attending school. She does not receive any support -- financially or emotionally -- from her ex-husband. As a result, she explains that she is basically on her own, and that she and her children have had a difficult few years.



Despite the difficulties Rajmonda has been having, she started selling used clothes in an attempt to improve her family's living conditions. “I don’t make much, yet with whatever I make I can feed my children,” Rajmonda said with tears in her eyes.



She is now requesting a loan from Kiva to buy used clothes. She is extremely appreciative of lenders' support and kindness.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

Roma and Egyptian populations living in Albania are considered vulnerable from a socioeconomic perspective and this loan would be used to support them.

About VisionFund Albania

VisionFund Albania is a micro-finance subsidiary of child hunger nonprofit World Vision International. Striving to improve child welfare, the organization offers a variety of loan products designed for rural, traditionally underserved clients and their families. These products include agriculture, business and household improvement loans, as well as "integration loans" targeted to help the poorest, most vulnerable Albanian households acquire value chain resources.

While VFA is focused on the empowerment of the poor overall, it pays special attention to women. About 60% of loans to entrepreneurs on Kiva go to women.

About Albania

  • $7,800
    Average annual income
  • 32
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    Albania Loans Fundraising
  • $2,401,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 111.3
    Albania Leke (ALL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Rajmonda to purchase additional used clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 21, 2012
Listed
Aug 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2013