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Milosav, forty-two, is single and lives in a minority community. Since he is single he is able to really focus on his business and has much time to invest into doing this. For many years he had been operating his own business, a boutique, however two years ago he changed the type of business he wanted to own and he opened a fast food shop. It is located near a school and he usually serves students. Milosav is very busy because he makes delicious food and has many return and regular customers.

He is now in a need of a loan in order to buy inventory and to do some renovations in the front of his fast food store. The loan will help him to make more income. In the future he hopes to expand his business even further and he wants to thank all Kiva lenders.

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
  • 0.7
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,350 helped Milosav to buy inventory and to do renovations.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013