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Aleksandr is married and has a teenage son named Maxim. Aleksandr sells men's clothes: polo shirts, t-shirts, dress shirts etc. at the local market in the city of Melitopol. He prides himself on the large selection and low prices he is able to offer at his store, which makes his clothes affordable for the middle class consumer. Aleksandr has been working in this business for the last 9 years. He started to sell clothes after encouragement from his relatives. He has currently 30 000 griven worth of inventory and the income form his business is 6000 griven per month.

Aleksandr is planning to use the 15 000 griven credit from KIVA to purchase men's clothing for the fall season and expand his inventory. Aleksandr has always been dreaming to do quality large scale repairs in his apartment and he is planning to use the additional income from the clothing sales to finance his dream.
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Александр женат, у него есть сын-подросток Максим. Александр торгует мужской сезонной одеждой: тенниски, футболки, майки и т.д. на одном из местных рынков города Мелитополь. У Александра всегда большой выбор товара и приемлемые цены, доступные среднестатистическому покупателю. Александр начал этот бизнес еще 9 лет назад. Тогда направление в бизнесе помогли выбрать родные. На данный момент у него товара на 30 000 гривен, а прибыль составляет около 6 000 гривен в месяц.

Александр планирует использовать кредит от КИВА на сумму 15 000 гривен для того, чтобы закупить мужскую одежду к осеннему сезону и пополнить свой ассортимент. Александр давно мечтает сделать полноценный и качественный ремонт в своем доме. Поэтому, получив дополнительную прибыль от продаж, он хотел бы сделать ремонт в собственном доме.

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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.

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  • $8,200
    Average annual income
  • 5
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    Ukraine Loans Fundraising
  • $6,552,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.0
    Ukraine Hryvnia (UAH) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,900 helped Alexander to purchase men's clothing for the coming fall season and to expand his inventory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 19, 2011
Aug 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 19, 2012