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Dragan is married, and is a father of three children. They live in a minority community in Kosovo. As is traditional, he works in the agricultural business. Dragan started working to address the family's needs, and also he has started to plant vegetables for his family's consumption and to sell to other people in the area.

His wife is a housewife and sometimes helps her husband when she has free time. Currently, Dragan generates income by planting different vegetables and selling them in the area where he lives.

Now he is in need of a loan to pay for a new tractor. The loan will help him to grow his business and generate more income. He hopes that, in this way, he will be able to improve the living conditions of his family. He thanks all of the 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
  • 11
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    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 $1,325 helped Dragan to pay for a new tractor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 8, 2013
Mar 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014