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Makfirete is 44, married and has three children between the ages of 6 and 15. All three of them currently go to school. Her husband works in a warehouse and his job is the family's main source of income.
Makfirete's house needs some renovation before the winter time but based on the economic situation, her family could not save the money for the renovation on their own.
Makfirete is asking for a loan in order to buy new doors and windows. The loan will help improve the living conditions of her family and she hopes to offer her children a better life and education.
Makfirete wants to thank all Kiva lenders.

Additional Information

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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Kosovo

  • $7,600
    Average annual income
  • 35
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $2,090,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Makfirete to buy new doors and windows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 15, 2012
Oct 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2013