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Ramadan is 51 years old, married, and has three children. His children are 24, 20, and 17.

They live in the northeastern part of Albania where Ramadan has been operating his own construction business for the past nineteen years. All has been going good; he has been able to provide financially for his family throughout the years, thanks to his business that has been keeping him busy.

Ramadan is requesting a loan now to purchase wooden planks needed in his business. The amount he is requesting is 150,000 ALL.

Additional Information

About VisionFund Albania

VisionFund Albania is a micro-finance subsidiary of child hunger nonprofit World Vision International. Striving to improve child welfare, the organization offers a variety of loan products designed for rural, traditionally underserved clients and their families. These products include agriculture, business and household improvement loans, as well as "integration loans" targeted to help the poorest, most vulnerable Albanian households acquire value chain resources.

While VFA is focused on the empowerment of the poor overall, it pays special attention to women. About 60% of loans to entrepreneurs on Kiva go to women.

About Albania

  • $10,700
    Average annual income
  • 25
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    Albania Loans Fundraising
  • $2,671,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 102.9
    Albania Leke (ALL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,475 helped Ramadan to purchase wooden planks for his construction business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 30, 2013
Feb 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014