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Bojan is 22 years old and single. He is from Kosovo and lives in a minority community. Bojan has been the owner of a food store for more than the last three years. He started with a small shop and now it has become a big shop. Bojan provides his products to Albanians and other nationalities that live in his community in Kosovo. He enjoys his business of selling food to people.

Bojan is seeking to gather enough money and to expand his business. He is requesting this loan in order to buy food products for his market. He hopes that the loan will help him to increase the size of his market and the amount of products he can supply. His goal is to expand his business in the future as a big market. Bojan is very happy for the financial support from 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
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Bojan to buy food products for his market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 12, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014