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Larisa has been growing vegetables for twenty years. She is divorced and lives with her mother and son. Her son is an adult who works in a nearby town and also helps his mother with the greenhouses.

Larisa grows tomatoes, radishes and cucumbers. In order to reap an early crop, as well as to preserve the harvest in the cold of winter, the greenhouses must be heated. Larisa has already acquired a boiler for heating, but now she needs pipes, hoses and charcoal. Larisa is asking for a loan of 17,000 hryvnia to complete the heating system.

Larisa is hardworking and cheerful. She has more land which, so far, is undeveloped. Larisa plans to build additional greenhouses and grow her business further.
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Лариса занимается выращиванием овощей на своем участке уже 20 лет. Разведена, живет с матерью и сыном. Сын взрослый, ездит на работу в соседний город, но также помогает матери с теплицами.

Лариса выращивают помидоры, редис и огурцы. Для получения раннего урожая, а также сохранения урожая в холодные зимы нужно делать отопление в теплицах. Лариса уже приобрела котел для отопления, теперь ей нужны трубы,шланги и уголь. Лариса просит предоставить ей кредит 17,000 гривен, чтобы закончить систему отопления.

Лариса трудолюбивая и жизнерадостная. У нее есть еще земля, которая пока что пустует. Лариса планирует ставить дополнительные теплицы и развивать свой бизнес дальше.

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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 Larisa install heating systems in her greenhouses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 24, 2012
Jan 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013