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.
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.