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Fetije
Fetije is thirty-four years old, married and is the mother of seven children aged between the ages of two and fifteen years old. She is a house-wife and her husband works in a private agriculture company, cultivating potatoes. They have tried several times to save the money but something else more important has always occurred that has caused them to spend the money elsewhere.

As they have seven children, they have a lot of expenses and they have difficulties in saving money. Fetije is in need of leveling the rooms and isolations. The loan will help improve the living conditions. She hopes in the future to find a job and to increase the income for her family. She and her family want 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 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
  • 0
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $1,772,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Fetije to do leveling the rooms and isolations.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 21, 2012
Listed
Nov 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2014