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Misin is a married father of 5 children. His wife spends most of her time taking care of their children and home. Misin, for more than 25 years, has provided wood cutting services for heating homes in his community.
He is in need for a loan in order to repair his wood cutting machine. This loan will help him to improve his business dramatically because he has a higher level of demands and increase in the need for his services. This will in turn raise the income for his family.
Through his work he helps his family and gives them everything they need. He is very happy to have the possibility of getting a loan so they have the chance to improve their living conditions and have healthy food.
He wants to thanks 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
  • 34
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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 $475 helped Misin to repair his wood cutting machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 12, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014