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Boajan is 33 years old, married, and the father of 2 schoolchildren, ages 8 and 10 years old. Although he lives in an area where unemployment is very high, he is very fortunate that he and his wife are both able to work and earn a living. He has been a photographer for more than 6 years now, and his wife is a nurse in a clinic. He is very talented and gifted in his chosen field, and he loves it very much.

Boajan is very creative with his photography and videography, especially at weddings and other special occasions. At the beginning of his career, he started with a very small amount of equipment and very few customers. Since then, he has been able to expand his business, and he now has 2 different types of good cameras, more tools for enhancing his services, and even an advanced machine.

Boajan is requesting a loan in order to purchase a machine that will allow him make photos instantly at events so he can sell them to people on the spot. He believes that people will be very happy to have the photos immediately and will pay more for this type of service. In the future, he hopes to expand his business and add a marketing department that will produce brochures, leaflets, and other printed media. Boajan is very thankful to all lenders for this opportunity.

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
  • 5
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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 $2,050 helped Boajan to purchase a machine for making instant photos at events.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 5, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014