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Miljana is 46, single, and lives alone in a minority community of Kosovo. She has always lived alone and is used to this type of lifestyle. Sometimes she feels lonely, but she has friends to keep her company. She has a lot of friends, especially at her job, where she is working as a nurse. Currently she lives in a house which is in need of renovations. Due to the high cost of electricity, she wants to facade her house, so she is requesting a loan for the first time to pay for a new facade for her house.
This loan will help improve her living conditions, insulate her hourse and save money on utility costs. She hopes by doing this she will be able to save some money to ensure financial security, since she lives alone and depends only on herself for income. She is very happy for this opportunity and she thanks all Kiva lenders!

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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

  • $7,600
    Average annual income
  • 37
    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 $2,000 helped Milijana to pay for a facade for her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 13, 2013
Sep 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014