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Total loan: $1,350


Lac, Lezhë County, Albania / Construction

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A loan helped to repair the machine which helps him to cut stones and marble in order to restart his marble processing activity.

Roland's story

Roland is a 47-year-old man from northern Albania. His main activity for years was processing marble and stones, until two years ago, when one of the machines broke down and Roland had no savings to repair it. At the time, he was given the opportunity to work as a driver, so he left his activity and started this new job. "This is a much easier job, but at the same time it doesn't pay as much as my stones and marbles!"said Roland, during the interview.

Roland is asking for Kiva lenders’ support to repair the machine, which helps him to cut stones and marble in order to restart his marble processing activity, and so be able to provide more for his family. Roland is father of two, a married daughter, and a teenage son who lives in Italy in a college for younger who do not have a place to live. When he will be 18 years old, the college will provide him with Italian documents and he will have all rights as an Italian citizen.

Roland thanks you all for the support and wishes all the best to all Kiva lenders.