Fighting for a better future? We need your help.

Creating a more equitable world takes a lot of time and energy, but at Kiva we’re in it for the long haul. 100% of money lent on Kiva goes to funding loans. That means we rely on donations from people like you to make this work possible. For a limited time, if you donate $35 or more, a $25 bonus will be added to your account (you’ll get an email once it’s there).
Premal Shah, President & Co-Founder, Kiva
  • $25
  • $35
  • $50
  • Submit
  • Other

A loan of $1,800 helped to purchase two cows.

Haxhireta's story

Haxhireta and her family live in Albania. She is forty-four years old and married. She has two children, and they are twenty-two and thirteen years old. Only the youngest child is attending public school. Haxhireta has been in the livestock business for more than fifteen years now and proudly claims that she has been the only one who has financially supported her family all of these years.

She makes a profit from her business, yet it is difficult to save for a rainy day, since she is the only one who financially supports her family. However, she loves what she does and is committed to it. She wants to grow her business and save for her youngest child’s university expenses.

She is aware that without Kiva's lenders' support, her goal will be difficult to achieve. For the first time, she is applying for a Kiva loan to purchase two cows. Haxhireta is very appreciative of Kiva for the help.

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details