At the beginning, they started with a very small shop and have since increased the size and products they supply. She really enjoys what she does, and she has a lot of customers in her area.
Vesna is requesting a loan in order to buy various foods and other products for her shop. She is very happy for the financial support that KosInvest gives her, because this way she is certain of making progress in her work. Knowing that this is a Kiva loan, she wants to thank all lenders!
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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 KosInvestKosInvest 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.
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