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Musli
Musli is 26 years, married, and a father of two children aged 3 and 5 years old. His wife is a stay-at-home-mother and cares for the home and children while he works as a construction worker. This wonderful and loving family lives in unacceptable conditions in the Ashakli community, in a very old home that has not been repaired or renovated for quite some time due to lack of funds. For the first time, Musli is requesting a loan in order to renovate and repair his home, so that he can provider better conditions for his family to live in. He hopes that in the future he will be able to give his family a better qualify of life and his children a better education. He really appreciates the help.

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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.

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About Kosovo

  • $7,600
    Average annual income
  • 10
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $1,805,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.7
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Musli to renovate his home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 29, 2013
Listed
Nov 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2014