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Ajrije lives in a minority community in Kosovo. She is married and has three children. Based on family tradition, she works in the agricultural business. Her husband works in construction with a very low salary.

Ajrije has one cow and a calf. She uses them to sell milk and other milk products in her village, which has a huge demand, and she is able to earn a lot of money this way.

Ajrije is requesting a loan to buy food for the cow and calf and in order to buy another cow, which will increase her income and expand her business.

This loan will positively affect her business. Ajrije thanks all of the lenders for their support!

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
  • 5
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $2,256,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,575 helped Ajrije to buy food for the cow and calf and to buy another cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
30 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 9, 2012
Oct 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015