A loan of 80,000 Albanian Lek that she is requesting will give her the opportunity to pay for more scrap to sell.
Lindita is a married mother of three, school-aged children. Her children are attending school, even though a majority of the kids in their ethnic minority group do not go to school. Lindita is proud of them. “My husband and I never got any education, and we know what that means, but we both made sure that our children would finish at least the high school, and so they are,” said Lindita.
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Roma and Egyptian populations living in Albania are considered vulnerable from a socioeconomic perspective and this loan would be used to support them.
About VisionFund AlbaniaVisionFund Albania is a micro-finance subsidiary of child hunger nonprofit World Vision International. Striving to improve child welfare, the organization offers a variety of loan products designed for rural, traditionally underserved clients and their families. These products include agriculture, business and household improvement loans, as well as "integration loans" targeted to help the poorest, most vulnerable Albanian households acquire value chain resources.
While VFA is focused on the empowerment of the poor overall, it pays special attention to women. About 60% of loans to entrepreneurs on Kiva go to women.
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