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Djordje is 26 years old and single. He is a mathematics teacher in a primary school and has a very responsible personality. Currently, he lives in a minority community of Kosovo with only his old mother who has received a pension since his father died. The house that they live in is in need of repairs to the roof and also needs new facade in one of the rooms as a result of water damage from the broken roof leaking.

Djordje is requesting a loan for the first time to buy the materials to make the necessary repairs to the roof and to complete the facade. This loan will help improve their living conditions and he hopes that by doing this, he and his mother will not have these kinds of problems any more. In the near future, he hopes to have a better life. Djordje is very happy for this opportunity and he thanks all Kiva lenders!

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

  • $7,600
    Average annual income
  • 25
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $1,948,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.7
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,050 helped Djordje to buy materials to make necessary repairs to his roof and facade.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 12, 2013
Sep 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 1, 2015