Update on AlexanderWith the help of the previous loan, Alexander was able to build a heating system in his greenhouse and improved the greenhouse for seedlings. Alexander also bought a plot of land next to his house and began to build an additional greenhouse. Now he needs a loan to finish the new greenhouse and build a heating system, as well as purchase new seeds. Alexander is very enterprising. He rented a few gardens in the nearby village. In winter, he trims the branches in the gardens and uses firewood to heat his greenhouses.
Александр очень предприимчивый. Он взял в аренду несколько садов в соседнем селе; зимой обрезает ветки в садах и использует дрова для отопления теплиц.
Previous Loan DetailsAlexander is married with a 3-year-old son. He is a small farmer from Kamenka. Alexander grows early spring vegetables. He owns a nice big greenhouse where he grows his vegetables and a smaller one for seedlings. Alexander has been in this business for four years. He has already invested about 40... More from Alexander's previous loan »
About HOPE UkraineHOPE 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.
Concurrent and Successive Loans
Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.
This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid
- Repayment Term
- 10 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Nov 23, 2011
- Dec 13, 2011
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Aug 16, 2012
Photo from previous loan
Kiva allows our Field Partners to re-use the same photo for individual borrowers that have been posted on Kiva's website once before in a 24 month period, and we allow them to re-use group photos for up to 24 months, provided that 80% of the current group's membership is represented.
Taking, collecting, and uploading photos of borrowers is one of the most challenging elements of using Kiva for our Field Partners. In order to make Kiva easier for Field Partners to use, we have allowed them to post successive and concurrent loans without taking a new photo of the borrower if the criteria above are met.