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Ivan has been growing early vegetables for 8 years already. He owns three large greenhouses, as well as a greenhouse for seedlings. Additionally, he is also renting two more greenhouses. Altogether, he cultivates close to 7,000 tomato plants. Ivan is a hardworking farmer, who has the desire to further develop his business.
Ivan is asking for a loan to buy seeds, films, fertilizers, and also to perform some repairs on his greenhouses. He is planning to invest his profits in the business. Next year, he is thinking of buying the plot of land that he currently leases (and on which he rents two greenhouses).
Ivan lives with his elderly mother who is very ill. Last year she underwent a complex surgery and she cannot help Ivan with his business. Ivan manages by himself. He likes the greenhouse business, as it brings good profits.
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Иван занимается выращиванием ранних овощей вот уже 8 лет. У него есть свои три большие теплицы, а также теплица для рассадды. Кроме этого, он берет в аренду еще две теплицы. Таким образом он садит 7,000 растений помидор.
иван трудолюбивый фермер, имеющий желание развивать свой бизнес дальше.

Иван просит предоставить ему кредит для закупки семян, пленки, удодрений, а также ремонта теплиц. Полученну прибыль планирует пустить в бизнес. На следующий год Иван планирует выкупить арендуемый участок земли (на котором уже стоит две теплицы).

Иван живет с матерью, которая уже в преклоном возрасте и много болеет. В прошлом году она перенесла сложную операцию и не может помогать Ивану по хозяйству. Иван справляется сам, ему нравится тепличный бизнес, так как он приносит хорошую прибыль.

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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
  • 3
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    Ukraine Loans Fundraising
  • $6,342,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.0
    Ukraine Hryvnia (UAH) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,125 helped Ivan to buy seeds, films, fertilizer, and to perform some repairs on his greenhouses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2012
Feb 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012