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.
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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 AlbaniaVisionFund 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.
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