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Dusko is married and the father of two children who are three and five years old. His wife takes care of their home, which is located in a minority community in Kosovo. For the last three years, he has run his own business repairing motorcycles. At the beginning he worked in front of his house but he now has his shop, is famous for his work and has lots of customers. He needs a loan to buy tools and spare parts for motorcycles, and to renovate his business. The loan will help him increase his income and improve his family's living conditions. His goal is to provide his children with a quality education.

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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
  • 0
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $1,800,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Dusko to buy tools and spare parts for a motorcycle business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 22, 2013
Jan 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014