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Stepan is married and has three sons. Stepan lives with his family in his hometown of Hust, Western Ukraine. The client heats homes, installing heating equipment. He is a skilled craftsman, so he always has jobs. Stepan has been doing this work for twelve years. His monthly income is about 8,000 hryvnias.

Stepan would like to invest 8,000 hryvnias in buying new tools he needs for his daily work of installing heating equipment. Stepan is going to buy a more powerful hammer drill and a new soldering iron for copper. The acquisition of these tools will accelerate and facilitate Stepan's work. Over time, Stepan plans to hire more staff members and plans to expand his business further.
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Степан женат и у него трое сыновей. Степан живет с семьей в родном городе Хуст, Западная Украина. Клиент занимается проведением отопления в домах и установкой отопительного оборудования. Он – отличный мастер, поэтому у него всегда нет отбоя от заказов. Степан занимается этим делом уже 12 лет. Ежемесячный доход около 8.000 гривен.

Степан хотел бы вложить 8.000 гривен в приобретение новых инструментов, необходимых ему для ежедневной работы по установке отопительного оборудования. Степан собирается приобрести более мощный отбойный молоток и новый паяльник для меди. Приобретение этих инструментов ускорит и облегчит работу Степана. Со временем Степан планирует нанять несколько сотрудников и планомерно расширять свой бизнес и 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
  • 9
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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 $1,025 helped Stepan to buy a more powerful hammer drill and a new soldering iron for copper.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 29, 2011
Jul 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2012