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Vadim is married and has a grown son. Vadim and his family live in Privetnoye where he is a market gardener. On 2.7 acres he grows early vegetables including: 10,000 tomato plants, 5,000 squashes, 50,000 peppers, and 70,000 cabbages. Vadim has already been in the farming business for 15 years. There are about 100,000 UAH invested in his farm. The net profit is about 6,000 UAH.

Vadim is planning to use the 15,000 UAH loan he receives from Kiva for bulk purchases of seed, plastic film, mineral fertilizers, as well as to build an additional greenhouse. The income earned by the loan proceeds will enable Vadim to support his family and provide them with all the necessities.

Note: story is in Russian
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Вадим – женат, у него есть взрослый сын. Вадим с семьей живет в Приветном и занимается огородничеством. На 110 сотках земли он выращивает ранние овощи: 10 000 кустов помидор, 5 000 кабачков, 50 000 перцов, 70 000 кустов капусты. Фермерским бизнесом Вадим занимается уже на протяжении 15 лет. В хозяйство у него вложено около 100 000 гривен. Чистая прибыль – около 6 000 гривен.

Вадим планирует полученный от КИВА кредит в 15 000 гривен в закупку семян, пленки, минеральных удобрений, а также в строительство дополнительный теплицы. Полученные от выручки средства позволят Вадиму содержать семью, обеспечивая их всем необходимым.
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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
  • 8.0
    Ukraine Hryvnia (UAH) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,875 helped Vadim to buy seed, plastic film, mineral fertilizers, and to build an additional greenhouse.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2011
Jan 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 2, 2012