Update on IrinaIrina is an entrepreneur from Melitopol, who sells clothing at the market. She has her own well-equipped sales point. The sale is going very well.
Irina requests a loan for the purchase of additional goods. This will help her increase the turnover and not miss seasonal business opportunities. Irina plans to spend the additional income on her family. She lives with her husband and two sons.
Previous Loan DetailsIrina helps to support her family with a small business - she sells socks and women’s hosiery at a busy market in Melitopol, Ukraine. She and her husband, Michail, have two sons. Irina started her business 12 years ago, about a year after her second son was born. The business has been an important… More from Irina'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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