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Gjergji is 24 years old and single. He lives in Albania. Gjergji was born with musical talents and developed the skills later on through the “school of music." He plays saxophone and clarinet. At 18 when he finished his high school, he started playing musical instruments with a few orchestras in his region. A year later, he selected his own orchestra team.

Gjergji is requesting his second loan for 100,000 Albanian Lek, which he will use to buy a new clarinet since the old one has been damaged. His orchestra team has been invited to play in different activities.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

Roma and Egyptian populations living in Albania are considered vulnerable from a socioeconomic perspective and this loan would be used to support them.

About VisionFund Albania

VisionFund Albania is a micro-finance subsidiary of child hunger nonprofit World Vision International. Striving to improve child welfare, the organization offers a variety of loan products designed for rural, traditionally underserved clients and their families. These products include agriculture, business and household improvement loans, as well as "integration loans" targeted to help the poorest, most vulnerable Albanian households acquire value chain resources.

While VFA is focused on the empowerment of the poor overall, it pays special attention to women. About 60% of loans to entrepreneurs on Kiva go to women.

About Albania

  • $10,700
    Average annual income
  • 29
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    Albania Loans Fundraising
  • $3,047,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 102.9
    Albania Leke (ALL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Gjergji to purchase a new clarinet to use in his orchestra.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2013
Jan 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013