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Abdullah, who is 46 years old, lives in the southern part of Kosovo. He is married and raising three children between the ages of 12 and 8 years old. He works in construction. He is the main source of income for the family. His wife is a housewife and spends most of her time taking care of her home.

Their house is very old, damaged and uncomfortable, and it needs immediate renovation work. Abdullah always wanted to have a comfortable home. His pay is only enough to support their family and they would like to improve their living conditions.

Abdullah is requesting a loan for the first time to repair the windows, doors and roof. With this loan, he will be able to improve their home for the family, and they will be able to live in a more comfortable environment. Abdullah is grateful to all Kiva lenders for helping to improve the family's living conditions and their standard of living.

Additional Information

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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Kosovo

  • $7,600
    Average annual income
  • 10
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $1,805,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,950 helped Abdullah to repair the windows, doors and roof.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2013
Apr 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014