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Suncica is a hairdresser. She is living in a minority community in the southern part of Kosovo. Suncica is married and has three children. She started to work as a hairdresser 14 years ago. After a long time working, she needs to buy new tools.

Suncica now is in need of a loan to buy new hairdressing tools such as a new chair and other necessary tools. This will develop her business and increase the numbers of her clients.

With the income Suncica generates from her business, she will improve the conditions for family life. She notes that this loan will improve her business and allow her to attract more clients. In the future, she plans to develop her business more.

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
  • 4
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $2,256,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Suncica to buy hairdressing tools, such as a new chair and other necessary tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 13, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014