A loan of $1,875 helped to buy fertilizer for 1,500 hryvna, polyethylene film for 3,500 hryvna, oil and lubricants for 4,000 hryvna, seeds for 1,000 hryvna, ground for 1,000 hryvna, cassettes for seedlings for 1,500 hryvna and also install heating for 2,500 hryvna.


Andrei's story

Andrei lives in a small village of Khatki in the Kherson region together with his wife and five year old son. He has been farming and growing early seedlings in greenhouses for later planting on the fields for twelve years now. Annually Andrei cultivates 3,000 squash, 25,000 cabbage heads, 20,000 peppers, 10,000 sweet corn and one ton of radish. His working capital is around 92,000 hryvna. His clean profit is a little more than 5,500 hryvna.

Andrei plans to use the loan from Kiva in the amount of 15,000 hryvna to buy fertilizer for 1,500 hryvna, polyethylene film for 3,500 hryvna, oil and lubricants for 4,000 hryvna, seeds for 1,000 hryvna, ground for 1,000 hryvna, cassettes for seedlings for 1,500 hryvna and also install heating for 2,500 hryvna.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Elena Fedorchuk



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