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Flurije is a married mother of five children. She is a very hardworking woman who has led a difficult life. Her husband is blind and unable to support his family, leaving the responsibility of the family life and the finances to Flurije. As if things were not difficult enough, she also cares for her husband’s elderly mother who is ill and lives with them. As a way to be able to balance all of the needs and responsibilities, Flurije keeps a cow and plants vegetables. She sells the milk, milk products, and vegetables in her neighborhood and uses them to provide food and nutrition for her family. She has been able to provide for everyone this way and pay for an education for her children. Now she is in need of a loan in order to purchase a male calf that she will be able to raise and sell in December when he is older and prices are higher. She hopes that the loan will improve their living conditions for her family. Despite all of her hardships and difficulties, she continues to work hard and remain optimistic. Flurije hopes in the future to be able to give her children a better education and opportunities in life. She is grateful for the support and opportunity and wants to thank all of the lenders.

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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 Kosovo

  • $7,600
    Average annual income
  • 34
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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 $1,400 helped Flurije to purchase a male calf.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2014
Apr 1, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015