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Teuta operates a handicraft business. She makes and sells handicraft items for her local customers from her home; she has been running this business for the past six years. Teuta is the married mother of four children ranging in age from 6 to 15. Her husband works in construction. They all live in the southern part of Kosovo.

Teuta genuinely enjoys her work. She is requesting a loan to buy material for her work. She has been sustaining her business through her own efforts. She hopes to earn a higher income, and to expand her business in the future.

She is happy for the financial support from Kiva lenders because it helps her to secure a stable future for her family.

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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
    View loans »
    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 $1,325 helped Teuta to buy material for her work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 11, 2013
Mar 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014