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Borka is a married mother with a son and a daughter. Although her husband receives a pension, she is involved in agriculture business to add extra income to the family and help to provide for them. Currently she has 2 pigs and 3 goats and she also works on the land planting wheat and corn.
Now, Borka is requesting a loan in order to purchase 10 baby pigs to raise and then to resell them. She wants to thank all of the lenders for the opportunity to achieve her goals.

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 Kosovo

  • $7,600
    Average annual income
  • 5
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $1,851,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.7
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,650 helped Borka to purchase 10 baby pigs to raise them for resale.
45% repaid
Repayment Term
31 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 20, 2014
Jun 6, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: