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Update on Yekaterina

Yekaterina grows early vegetables in greenhouses. She has previously used the lending system to build a small greenhouse for seedlings. Currently she is requesting another loan of 15,000 griven to purchase seeds, plastic foil and fertilizer.

Yekaterina used to live in the city, but she inherited a house in the country from her parents. She chose not to sell the house but to move and start a farming business. Yekaterina likes being a farmer. In the future she plans to expand her farm and build four more greenhouses. Yekaterina has a large family - three children and six grandchildren. They all live nearby and are a large and very friendly family.
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Екатерина занимается выращиванием ранних овощей в теплицах. Она уже пользовалась кредитными средствами для постройки небольшой теплицы для рассады. В этот раз Екатерина просит предоставить ей кредит в сумме 15,000 гривен для закупки семян, пленки и удобрений.

Екатерина раньше жила в городе. От родителей в наследство остался дом в селе. Продавать не захотела, поэтому переехала и начала заниматься сельским хозяйством. Екатерине нравится этот бизнес. В планах на развитие - постройка еще 4 теплиц. У нее большая семья - трое взрослых детей и 6 внуков. Все живут рядом большой и дружной семьей.

Previous Loan Details

Yekaterina, who is a married mother of two grown daughters and a son, works in the sphere of agriculture growing early spring vegetables, i.e. tomatoes and cabbage, in Velikaya Znamenka. The owner of three big spacious greenhouses, she grows 8,000 tall-growing tomatoes and 5,000 cabbage heads for... More from Yekaterina's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

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 $1,875 helped Yekaterina to purchase seeds, plastic foil and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 31, 2012
Mar 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012