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Dobrila is a 56-year-old divorced woman. She is living in a minority community. Dobrila is an experienced woman when it comes to business, selling different products and bags for women, children, etc. She began two years ago to run this business. She considers her business to be fairly profitable. With the income she earns, she is able to cover her expenses.

With the requested sum of 400 EUR, she will invest in buying more items to sell. The loan will help her increase the range of products she offers, and will make her business more profitable.

She is counting on this help in order to continue with her goals. She also promises to be punctual in making her payments. She 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
  • 32
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $1,948,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Dobrila to buy more items to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 8, 2013
Mar 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014