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Yevdokiya is married and has a grown son. She has had several business start-ups, however she decided to settle on the area of shoe sales. Today, Yevdokiya runs a kiosk at one of the local markets in Dniprorudnyi, Ukraine. She has been in business for 5 years and currently has about $10,000 in inventory.

Yevdokiya boasts a big assortment of inventory which gives her an advantage in the competitive marketplace. Her perseverance, hard work, responsibility and integrity together with financial assistance received from “Nadiya Ukraine” have resulted in the success of her small venture.

Yevdokiya would like to get a loan of $1,200 to purchase seasonal shoes and sandals to meet the demand of her customers this spring and summer. She is hoping to increase her sales and receive extra profit as a result.

Yevdokiya has an interesting hobby – she grows strawberries and then sells them at the food market. She believes that healthy, home-grown fruits and veggies are the best way to keep a good vitamin balance and stay strong. Yevdokiya is planning to invest part of her business profits into growing strawberries so she can provide balanced and nutritious meals for many healthy eaters, helping them keep their bodies strong and their minds alert.

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About HOPE Ukraine

HOPE International, a Christian faith-based non-profit organization, has been operating in Ukraine since 1997. HOPE Ukraine was the organization’s first international venture. In addition to its core microfinance activities, HOPE also supports an active children's ministry in Ukraine in the form of “Tomorrow Clubs,” after-school programs that teach children the gospel through games, skits and songs.

About Ukraine

  • $8,200
    Average annual income
  • 7
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    Ukraine Loans Fundraising
  • $6,400,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Yevdokia yevdokia would like to purchase seasonal shoes in bulk for her shoe store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 5, 2007
May 18, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 23, 2007