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Jasmina, 32, is married and comes from vulnerable population community. She has two children aged two and four years old. Her husband works in a municipal job that earns him a very low salary.

Jasmina grows different types of vegetables in her own greenhouse. She sells them from her greenhouse to others in her community in order to earn more money for her family. In the beginning her greenhouse was a small one, but she has since managed to increase its size.

Jasmina is applying for a 2000 EUR loan from KosInvest to pay for another greenhouse and to buy more vegetable seeds. By expanding her vegetable business she can earn more in profits. She hopes to see it grow yet more. She is very happy to have the opportunity to receive this loan!

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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 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
  • 5
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $1,851,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,550 helped Jasmina to pay for another greenhouse and to buy more vegetable seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 7, 2012
Nov 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014