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Total loan: $925


Elbasan, Elbasan County, Albania / Health

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A loan helped an elderly woman to pay her son's medical expenses, so that he recovers and leads a normal life.

Banu's story

Banu is a 61-year-old woman and a member of the Roman community. Her son met an accident where he massively injured his legs. "He needs a surgery in order to recover and to get back his normal life," informed Banu. She is seeking help from Kiva lenders for the first time, to pay her youngest son's medical expenses.

She has been selling bananas for more than 20 years at the entrance of a city market. Banu could not have a place inside the market because there the rent is high and unaffordable. She explained her workplace constraint to the loan officer.

Banu is grateful for the financial support and conveys her best wishes to the Kiva lenders for helping needy people like her!