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Galina is married. She is an entrepreneur from Vinogradovo. Galina runs a small business selling stuffed toys. She usually buys toys wholesale and then travels to remote towns and villages to sell them at retail prices to earn her income. Galina can always boast a nice selection of merchandise, which is a considerable advantage in this competitive market.

Galina has been in this business for 6 years. Presently, she has about 30,000 Grivnyas in inventory. Her gross income is about 10,000 Grivnyas. Monthly profit amounts to 4,000 Grivnyas. Galina is now seeking a loan of 9,500 Grivnyas to increase assorted merchandise this holiday season and get additional income.

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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
  • 8.0
    Ukraine Hryvnia (UAH) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Galina to increase her turnover capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 30, 2009
Dec 16, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010