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Sreten
Sreten is 28 years old. He is married with 3 children; the oldest is six years old and youngest two years old. They live in the ethnic minority community of Kosovo. Sreten works in a primary school as a technical worker. His job is the family’s main source of income.

He has been working this job for a long time and still he doesn't earn enough to support the needs of his family. Years ago he started to build a house but the income he earns is not enough to finish the house.

The loan Sreten is requesting is to buy construction materials to finish their house. His goal is to finish the house to have a bigger space and offer better security for his family.
He appreciates this help very much!

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 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

  • $6,500
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $1,772,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,950 helped Sreten to buy construction materials to complete his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 10, 2013
Listed
May 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014