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Vladimir is an entrepreneur from Belaya Tserkov. He has been selling men's shoes at the central market for five years. Shoes that he offers to customers is always of high quality, and his add-on is not high. Recently, Vladimir bought a kiosk and now no longer needs to spend extra money on leasing a space. There was a time when Vladimir traveled to work in Russia, but then realized that it is better to work in this country and focused on developing his own business. He hopes to use the Kiva loan of 20 000 hryvnia to buy 40-50 pairs of winter shoes and expand his merchandise selection prior to customers coming to the market in search of durable and quality shoes. Vladimir wants to continue running this business, earn a living and provide his family with all of the necessities.
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Владимир - бизнесмен из Белой Церкви.Он торгует мужской обувью на центральном рынке уже 5 лет. Обувь, которую он предлагает покупателям - всегда качественная, наценка у него небольшая. Не так давно Владимир приобрел киоск и теперь ему больше не нужно тратить лишние средства на аренду помещения. Было время, когда Владимир ездил на заработки в Россию, но потом понял, что лучше работать в своей стране и стал заниматься развитием своего собственного бизнеса.

Владимир надеется использовать кредит КИВА в 20 000 гривен для того, чтобы приобрести 40-60 пар зимней обуви и разнообразить ассортимент своего товара перед тем, как покупатели придут на рынок в поисках добротной и качественной обуви. Владимир хочет и дальше заниматься этим бизнесом, зарабатывая себе на жизнь и обеспечивая свою семью всем необходимым.

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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
  • 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 $2,500 helped Vladimir to buy 40-50 pairs of winter shoes and vary the merchandise assortment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 13, 2011
Nov 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 19, 2012