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Boban is a single male. Boban’s parents have died and he lives with his brother in a minority community in the southern part of Kosovo. Based on family tradition, he works in the agricultural business.

Boban is planning to start his own business -- plowing, maintaining, and working the land of others. He considers this business to be profitable and he is in need of a loan to buy a tractor. This loan will help him to realize his plans and to raise his income.

He hopes in the future to continue his business. Boban’s goal is to get married and to have his own family. He wants to thank all Kiva lenders!

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of KosInvest's new startup loan program targeting particularly vulnerable clients who live at subsistence and do not qualify for the standard loan due to lack of income from an existing business. This program offers clients up to a 6-month grace period on the loan. By funding this loan, you are supporting borrowers who have limited options to start and grow small businesses. This has the potential to alleviate the effects of poverty, significantly improving borrowers' incomes and their families' quality of life. 

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
  • 8
    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 $1,975 helped Boban to buy a tractor for his agricultural business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 29, 2012
Dec 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014