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Dragana is 35 years old. She is married and lives in a minority community in the southern part of Kosovo. She has two children between the ages of 8 and 13 years old and both of them currently attend school. Her husband works as guard in a primary school.

Dragana owns agricultural land. She works in an agricultural business based on family tradition. Dragana is a hardworking woman and she works a lot to earn a living. She has always worked by planting and growing wheat and corn, which she sells. Dragana is in need of loan to pay for a new tractor. The loan will enable her to continue to work the land and to reduce costs.

In the future, Dragana hopes to secure a better education for her children. She is very thankful to all 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
  • 21
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $2,061,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Dragana to buy new tractor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 24, 2013
May 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014