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Zoran is 50 years old and married, the father of a 15-year-old daughter. The family lives in a minority community. In order to earn a living, as Zoran is the main source of income for the family, he has had a family business operating a food store for more than seven years.

At his store, he provides different products including food, drinks, etc. He serves Albanians and other nationalities who live in his community in Kosovo, and he is friendly and open to everyone. Zoran is very happy with his business and is very satisfied with the income he earns.

At this time Zoran is requesting a loan in order to buy more products for his market and expand his business. He is very happy for the financial support from 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
  • 4
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    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $2,256,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.7
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,025 helped Zoran to buy more products for his market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015