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Viktor is a painter and he is requesting this loan to buy tools for his profession.

Viktor is a 50-year-old married father of one who lives in the rural, northern Albania. He earns the income for his family from the painting profession as well as agricultural products. He owns two dynym of agricultural land where he plants mostly grains such as corn, wheat, oats, beans and potatoes; in addition to all these, he plants seasonal veggies and has grapevines, plums and apple orchards. Victor’s village is built right on top of a mountain and at the foot there is a river where there is hydropower. There is beautiful scenery that make his village visited by many foreigners.

Additional Information

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
  • 9
    View loans »
    Albania Loans Fundraising
  • $3,213,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 103.6
    Albania Leke (ALL) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $975 helped Viktor to buy tools for his painting profession.
79% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2014
Jul 26, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: