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Mehmet is twenty-five years old, married and has one child who is three years old. He works in construction and his wife is a teacher. He is a very hardworking family man. His hobby is football. Because he doesn’t have enough money from their salaries, he is unable to afford even the daily expenses for his family. Currently they have an old toilet which is in need of repair.

Mehmet now is requesting a loan in order to renovate his toilet. This loan will help him to improve the living conditions for his family. His goal is to find a better, stable job and secure money for his children to go to school. He appreciates all Kiva lenders.

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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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.


About Kosovo

  • $7,600
    Average annual income
  • 28
    View loans »
    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $2,084,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Mehmed to renovate his family's toilet.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 7, 2013
Jun 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014