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Blerta is 30 years old. She is single. She lives with her parents in a southern part of Kosovo. She used to work as a hairdresser and she is planning to change into a boutique business. She is planning to sell clothes for children. Blerta considers that this business is profitable because there is a demand for children's clothing which will help her to make a profit.

Blerta now requests a loan to buy a large variety of children clothes collection. She is thinking of adding different types of clothes in order to have more customers and to increase her income. She hopes to expand her business and to own a big boutique shop in the future. Her goal is to expand the business in the future. She wants to thank all Kiva lenders!

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of KosInvest's new startup loan program targeting particularly vulnerable clients who live at subsistence and do not qualify for the standard loan due to lack of income from an existing business. This program offers clients up to a 6-month grace period on the loan. By funding this loan, you are supporting borrowers who have limited options to start and grow small businesses. This has the potential to alleviate the effects of poverty, significantly improving borrowers' incomes and their families' quality of life. 

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 $1,950 helped Blerta to buy a children's clothing collection to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
30 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2013
Apr 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2015