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Total loan: $2,500
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Sergei

Ukraine
Vodyanoye, Ukraine / Farming

A loan of $2,500 helped to purchase plastic with 5 000 hryvnia, seeds with 7 000 hryvnia, make repairs in a greenhouse with 3 000 hryvnia and also to buy coal and fertilizers with 5 000 hryvnia.


Sergei's story

Sergei lives with his wife and six-year-old son in the Vodyanoye village. He owns a greenhouse business and grows early vegetables for sale. Sergei has a large plot of land. where he has two large, 11x100 meter greenhouses and two small, 8x20 meter ones for seedlings. Sergei has been involved in the business that he loves for seven years. He has 100 000 hryvnia invested in the business. His annual expenses for seeds and plastic purchases amount to 60 000 hryvnia. Sergei needs a loan in the sum of 20 000 hryvnia in order to purchase plastic with 5 000 hryvnia, seeds with 7 000 hryvnia, make repairs in a greenhouse with 3 000 hryvnia and also to buy coal and fertilizers with 5 000 hryvnia. It is very important for Sergei to rebuild one greenhouse, make it taller and also to expand a greenhouse for seedlings, and he hopes to complete all this work with the funds obtained from Kiva.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Sorokina-Hailey



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: Irregularly
Disbursed date: January 16, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOPE Ukraine, a HOPE International institution

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: Irregularly
Disbursed date: January 16, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOPE Ukraine, a HOPE International institution