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Total loan: $1,350

Kastriot

Lezhe, Lezhë County, Albania / Housing

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A loan helped to change the windows and the doors of his house so he can provide a safer and warmer shelter for his family before the upcoming winter season.


Kastriot's story

Kastriot is married and the father of two sons, ages 17 and 8. He works as a DJ at weddings, engagements, birthdays and baptisms. He also handcrafts and sells furniture.

He has been doing both activities for the past 15 years, earning roughly $400 per month. His wife, who works as a teacher, earns $490 per month.

Kastriot is asking for a Kiva loan for the second time. The first time, thanks to your support, he become able to get more updated with technology for his profession, and this provided him a better income over time.

Now he is hoping one more time for your understanding to be able to pay for new windows and doors for his house so he can provide a safer and warmer shelter for his family before the upcoming winter season.

Kastriot wishes all the best as well a prosperous new season to all Kiva lenders.