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Galina is married with three grown sons. She is from the small town of Novyi Rozdil, Stryi region. Galina started her retail sales business about 15 years ago. She sells bed linens, blankets, towels and other household items, which are always in demand in the local market. Galina is well known for her outstanding planning abilities and clear vision for her small business. These characteristics helped her venture grow up to 15,000 Grivnyas in gross income today.

Galina is requesting a loan of 12,000 Grivnyas to increase her assorted inventory and income as a result. She is hoping the current loan will help her keep the business running and sustainable despite all the gloomy economic forecasts in Ukraine. As a loving Mom, Galina is hoping to see all her kids settled in life and is doing her best to assist them in this. Galina has impeccable credit history, which is another good proof she is a reliable borrower capable of loan repayment.

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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
  • 4
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    Ukraine Loans Fundraising
  • $6,300,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.6
    Ukraine Hryvnia (UAH) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,575 helped Galina to increase her assorted merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 27, 2009
Jun 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010