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Ganimete is fifty-one years old. She is living in the southwestern part of Kosovo. She has seven children between the ages of nine and thirty years old. Her husband is a construction worker.

They were able to build a new house for their family; however the money he generates is not enough to pay for the entire renovation of their home, as they are still in need of completing the second floor. Ganimete needs a loan in order to renovate the fa├žade of her house and complete the renovations. The loan will help her to have a better life for her family, which is her ultimate goal. She is very thankful to all Kiva lenders!

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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Kosovo

  • $7,600
    Average annual income
  • 6
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $1,845,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Ganimete to finish the construction on her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 19, 2012
Sep 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014