A loan of $1,875 helped install heating in two greenhouses, to buy hoses, pumps, attachments, and heavy polyethylene film.

Oleg's story

Oleg and his family live in the village of Vodyanoye. He grows tomatoes, cucumbers, and radishes for sale in early Spring. Oleg has a large piece of land where he has three large greenhouses an two separate greenhouses for seedlings. Oleg has been growing vegetable for 22 years already, since he took over took over the business from his parents. There are about 80,000 hryven invested in the farm. Yearly expenses for seed and film come to 40,000 hryven.

Oleg needs a loan of 15,000 hryven in order to install heating in two greenhouses by buying hoses, pumps, and the necessary attachments for 11,000 hryven, and heavy polyethylene film for 4,000 hryven. Recently Oleg purchased a new gas boiler, but now he needs to install it since the growing season is already starting. Oleg is planning to install heating in two greenhouses this year. If he likes the outcome, he plans to install heating in all the other greenhouses.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer

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