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Yelena is divorced. She has a grown son, Alexander. Yelena is an entrepreneur from Melitopol, where she sells women’s outer clothing in the central city market. She launched this small business 16 years ago. Presently, Yelena has about 21,000 grivnyas in inventory. Her monthly profit amounts to 5,000 grinyas a month.

Yelena is seeking a 10,000 grivnya loan to restock her merchandise and generate additional income. She realizes that access to loans is important for her business. She believes a good array of clothing items will help her better serve the needs of her clients and increase her sales. Additional income will allow her to invest more in her family’s well-being and provide a better living for her son and herself, which is her first priority in life.

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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
  • 12
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    Ukraine Loans Fundraising
  • $6,534,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.1
    Ukraine Hryvnia (UAH) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Yelena to purchase seasonal merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 3, 2009
Nov 20, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010