A loan helped to finish one room of her house so that she can make sure her family will have their own shelter and she can save on rent.


Valentina's story

Valentina is a 38-year-old woman from Lezhe. She is happily married, and a devoted mother to two beautiful sons, the big one 13 years old and the little one 5 years old. Her husband is in the photo with her. Valentina's and her husband's origin is a mountainous village, but they moved in Lezhe city after they got married and they have been able to build little by little, for 17 years now, their own shelter.

Valentina and her family currently live in a rented house. She wants to take a Kiva loan in order to finish one room of her house so that she can make sure her family will have their own shelter and will save by not paying rent anymore.

Valentina and her husband really appreciate the support of Kiva lenders in helping them take care of their children.


This loan is special because:

It supports people in a country where financing options are scarce.



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