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Rozina is a 46-year-old married mother of two school-aged children. They live in the northern part of the country in a little town with an approximate population of 10,000. She just started running her own activity of selling/renting bridal dresses and other accessories for weddings. This will be the first store of such a kind in their town, thus she is positive it will go well.

Rozina wants to stock up on items she needs for the store and she says your help will be greatly appreciated. The loan she is looking for is the amount of 150,000 Albanian lek (ALL).

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of VisionFund Albania's new startup loan program to help entrepreneurs with limited financial possibilities to start up a new business or restart a business that was closed due to lack of working capital.

About VisionFund Albania

VisionFund 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.


About Albania

  • $10,700
    Average annual income
  • 14
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    Albania Loans Fundraising
  • $3,256,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 104.5
    Albania Leke (ALL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Rozina to stock up on inventory items of bridal dresses and wedding accessories to rent/sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 27, 2013
Oct 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014