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Eftihi is seeking your financial help for the first time, but she has been VFA’s client for long time and has proved to be very reliable. She is a vulnerable Egyptian whose husband was struck by a car recently and she needs to take him to the hospital. Thus, your kindness will help them cover the medical costs. Eftihi and her husband fall under the poverty level. This holiday season they had nothing to celebrate with her husband in physical pain, Eftihi emotionally struggling with her husband’s condition, and because they haven't saved money to cover the medical expenses. Eftihi is asking for your kindness and generosity.

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Roma and Egyptian populations living in Albania are considered vulnerable from a socioeconomic perspective and this loan would be used to support them.

About VisionFund Albania

VisionFund Albania is a micro-finance subsidiary of child hunger nonprofit World Vision International. Striving to improve child welfare, the organization offers a variety of loan products designed for rural, traditionally underserved clients and their families. These products include agriculture, business and household improvement loans, as well as "integration loans" targeted to help the poorest, most vulnerable Albanian households acquire value chain resources.

While VFA is focused on the empowerment of the poor overall, it pays special attention to women. About 60% of loans to entrepreneurs on Kiva go to women.

About Albania

  • $10,700
    Average annual income
  • 21
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    Albania Loans Fundraising
  • $2,682,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 102.5
    Albania Leke (ALL) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $500 helped Eftihi to cover medical expenses for her husband who was struck by a vehicle recently.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 20, 2013
Dec 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015