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Shkelqim is 28-years-old, married and a father of a 2-year-old little girl. They all live in the southern part of Kosovo. Based on tradition he works in agriculture, using a green house to plant and harvest various vegetables for his family to consume and to sell.

Shkelqim now has two green houses but is planning on adding a third one. He is requesting a loan in order to build a third green house and expand his business, generating more income. He loves his job and that he is able to provide nutrition and financial security for his family through his work.

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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 Kosovo

  • $7,600
    Average annual income
  • 11
    View loans »
    Kosovo Loans Fundraising
  • $2,248,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.7
    Euro (EUR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,075 helped Shkelqim to build a third green house and expand his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 13, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2015