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Yelena is from Melitopol. She works as a vendor at one the largest local markets. Yelena has been selling women's clothing for the past 9 years and owns her retail location. She has turned to Kiva for a loan of 5,000 hryvnia in order to purchase for resale a new batch of women's clothing, namely robes, undergarments, and hosiery. She hopes to invest her profits from these sales into further development of her business.
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Елена – из Мелитополя. Она работает торговцем на одном из крупных местных рынков. Елена продает женскую одежду уже 9 лет. У нее – собственное торговое место.
Елена обратилась в КИВА за суммой в 5 000 гривен для того, чтобы закупить партию женской одежды под реализацию, а именно – халаты, белье, трикотаж. Она надеется использовать полученные от реализации товара средства для того, чтобы развивать свой бизнес в дальнейшем.

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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
  • 8.1
    Ukraine Hryvnia (UAH) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Yelena to purchase a shipment of women's clothing for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 25, 2012
Oct 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013