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Aleksandar is married lives in a minority community. He is the father of two children. For more than one year now he has owned his own business producing the food for animals such as cows chickens and goats. He uses vitamin corn and wheat for producing the food for these animals. He works from home where he has a shop.

Currently there is not much or any competition in this business and he is able to sell often and to repeat customers. He sells his product in his area and has a high demand for his product. He is requesting a loan in order to buy components for producing the animal food.The loan will help him to increase his business. His goal is to employ in the future another member of his family.

He wants to thank all Kiva lenders!

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
  • 19
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $1,852,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Aleksandar to buy components for producing animal food.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 14, 2012
Nov 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013