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Update on Inga

Inga lives in Khoost in western Ukraine. She sells second-hand clothing and other goods from a rented retail location. Inga has been in this business for the past 2 years. Things were difficult in the beginning due to stiff competition. However, Inga made a bet on more refined merchandise, which she always displays attractively on her tables for the customers, and it sold well.

This time, Inga cannot do without additional funds in the amount of 20,000 hryvnia. She is planning to expand the range of her merchandise and to stock up on second-hand winter clothing and bedding for resale.
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Инга – из Хуста, Западная Украина. Она занимается торговлей одеждой и другими товарами б/у, арендуя торговое место для работы. Этим бизнесом Инга занимается уже 2 года. Начинать было тяжело, так как конкуренция была серьезной. Но Инга сразу сделала ставку на более изысканный товар, который она всегда аккуратно раскладывает на столах, чтобы его можно было хорошо рассмотреть, и он лучше продавался.
В этот раз Инге не обойтись без дополнительных финансовых средств в размере 20 000 гривен. Она планирует увеличить разнообразие товара, закупить зимнюю одежду секонд хенд и постельное белье б/у для реализации.

Previous Loan Details

Inga has been engaged in business for two years. She sells secondhand clothing. Inga says that it was difficult to get started because there is a lot of competition in the market. Her sociability and pricing helped Inga cope with competition and win the trust of loyal customers. Inga plans to ... More from Inga's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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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.

About Ukraine

  • $8,200
    Average annual income
  • 4
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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 $2,500 helped Inga to expand the range of her merchandise and stock up on second-hand winter clothing and bedding.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 24, 2012
Jan 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014