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Milos is from Kosovo. He is single and he lives in a Serbian community. Milos started his business of a shop and coffee bar two years ago in his village. He started with a small shop and now it has become a big shop.

Milos is requesting a loan to buy a range of coffees, beverages, refrigerated food and other things for his shop. These purchases will help him to better meet the needs of the customers from all communities in his village. Milos hopes to marry and have children.

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
  • 9
    View loans »
    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $2,248,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Milos to buy a range of coffees, beverages, refrigerated food and other things for his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 13, 2012
Jun 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014