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Sergei
Sergei grows cucumbers and tomatoes in the village of Velikaya Znamenka. He and his family have been in this business for five years already. Before he took up farming, he worked 11 years in a shipyard. After that, he worked for awhile as a taxi bus driver. He lost his hand at work and, once the disability was officially recorded, he lost his job. It was then that Sergei's family decided to move to the village so they could at least grow their own food.

Before long, they had built up a nice farm, and now everyone works the land together. Sergei would like to invest an additional 10,000 hryven (UAH) in installing a heating system in their greenhouse, in particular buying a boiler for the system. Because Sergei has room on the land for another greenhouse, in time, he would like to expand further.
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Сергей выращивает огурцы и помидоры в селе Великая Знаменка. Этим бизнесом он занимается вместе со своей семьей уже 5 лет. До того, как Сергей стал заниматься сельским хозяйством, он 11 лет проработал на судостроительном заводе. Потом какое-то время водителем маршрутки. После того, как Сергей потерял руку на работе и ему оформили инвалидность, работы не стало. Тогда-то семья Сергея и решила переехать в село, чтобы прокормиться. За короткое время построили хорошее хозяйство и стало работать на участке все вместе.
Сергей хотел бы вложить дополнительные средства в размере 10 000 гривен в установку отопления в теплице, в частности в приобретение котла для отопления. У Сергея на участке есть ещё место для теплицы, поэтому он хочет развиваться дальше со временем.

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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

  • $8,000
    Average annual income
  • 4
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    Ukraine Loans Fundraising
  • $6,208,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.1
    Ukraine Hryvnia (UAH) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Sergei to install heating in a greenhouse.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 29, 2012
Listed
Dec 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2013