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Yekaterina is older than 65 years old. She lives and works in the resort town of Berdyansk. She is a widow. Yekaterina is involved in sales of women's shoes and clothing and also hats. Since Yekaterina opened her retail outlet, she has always tried to grow and expand the merchandise assortment. Despite her age, Yekaterina stands out for her hard work; she is physically healthy and has been working in this business consistently for 15 years. Currently, her revolving capital amounts to 40,000 hryvnia. Yekaterina plans to use the 12,000 hryvnia loan to expand the merchandise assortment and successfully sell it at prices lower than usual current market prices. Last spring, Yekaterina Yur'evna made major repairs to her house, installed an air conditioner, bought a computer for her grandson, replaced wallpaper in her home and repaired an outer west-facing side of her house.
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Екатерина старше 65 лет. Она живет и работает в курортном городе Бердянске. Она вдова. Екатерина занимается торговлей женской обуви и одежды, а также головных уборов. С тех пор как Екатерина открыла свою торговую точку, она постоянно стремилась ее развивать и пополняла ассортимент товара. Несмотря на свой преклонный возраст, Екатерина отличается трудоспособностью, физически здорова, постоянно торгует вот уже 15 лет. На данный момент ее оборотный капитал составляет 40 000 гривен.

Екатерина планирует использовать кредит в 12 000 гривен для того, чтобы увеличить ассортимент товара и удачно его реализовать по ценам ниже обычных рыночных на сегодняшний момент. Прошлой весной Екатерина Юрьевна сделала капитальный ремонт в своем доме, установила кондиционер, приобрела компьютер для внука, поклеила обои в доме, отреставрировала наружную часть западной стороны дома.

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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
  • 6
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    Ukraine Loans Fundraising
  • $6,342,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.0
    Ukraine Hryvnia (UAH) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,525 helped Yekaterina to expand merchandise assortment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 7, 2011
Oct 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012