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Aleksandar is 32 years old and married. He is the father of two children, 7 and 4 years old. They live in a minority community. Aleksandar is a hard worker who puts in a lot of effort to support his family. To earn a living, Aleksandar has operated his own business for more than 8 years as the Printing House for advertising materials for individuals and companies.

According to Aleksandar, this type of business is very beneficial. He has a lot of demands and he is able to earn enough for his family's needs. Now he is in need of a loan to change his working equipment by adding a new printing machine for advertising.

The loan will help him to generate more income. He hopes in the future to expand his business more. Knowing that this is a Kiva loan, he wants to thank 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
  • 8
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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 $1,950 helped Aleksandar to buy a new printing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2013
May 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013