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Igor has a small medal working/blacksmith shop where he does metal work and creates a variety of quality metal products. Igor’s business is located at his home in the Ivano-Frankivsk region of western Ukraine. He has been in his quite successful business for about six years and now employs two other people. Igor has developed a reputation for fast service, making quality products for reasonable prices. He makes about $1400 profit in a normal month and has about $8000 invested in his business. Igor is married and has two kids - a daughter who is 20 and a son who is 11.

Igor has requested an eight month loan of $1200 to purchase material to use in his business. He has proven to be an excellent client with Nadiya Ukraine, paying off all previous loans in full and some even early. We are happy for the opportunity to continue helping this dedicated, hard-working entrepreneur operate a successful business.

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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
  • 1
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    Ukraine Loans Fundraising
  • $6,441,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 5.1
    Ukraine Hryvnia (UAH) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Igor to purchase equipment for medal working trade.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 28, 2007
Dec 14, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2008