Kosovo: IFC Helps KEP Trust Boost Access to Finance for Smaller Businesses and Farmers

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a EUR 2 million loan to microfinance institution KEP Trust (KEP), to increase lending to smaller businesses and farmers in Kosovo, fostering growth and job creation.

Medium to long-term funding is critical to developing Kosovo’s private sector and creating jobs, but remains scarce across much of the country. KEP focuses on small entrepreneurs and farmers, who often face challenges when trying to secure funds from commercial banks.