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Alexander is an entrepreneur from Kamenka. He sells, services and repairs computers and computer peripherals. He also sells air conditioners during the summer. Alexander launched his business quite recently, only 2.5 years ago. He has two post-secondary degrees: one in electronics and electronic technologies from the Zaporozhye State Engineering Academy, and another in enterprise economics. Now, Alexander applies his academic knowledge to his business. His father owns an auto parts store, where Alexander has rented two rooms for his computer shop.

Alexander would like to purchase a new lot of electronics, namely notebook computers and printers, and so has turned to Kiva for a loan of 21,000 hryvnia. He plans to use his additional profits to expand the range of his merchandise and to improve his retail location - together with his father, Alexander plans to build another store for the auto parts and thus separate the two businesses.
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Александр – предприниматель из Каменки. Он торгует компьютерной техникой, дополнительно занимается обслуживанием и ремонтом компьютеров. Летом также продает кондиционеры. Бизнес он начал недавно, всего 2.5 года назад. Александр имеет два высших образования: он закончил Запорожскую Государственную Инженерную Академию по специальности электроника и электронные технологии, и вторая специальность - экономика предприятий. Сейчас использует полученные знания на практике. Его отец имеет магазин автозапчастей, и в этом магазине Александр арендовал две комнаты под продажу компьютерной техники.

Александр хотел бы приобрести новую партию компьютерной техники, а именно, ноутбуки и принтеры, для этого он и обратился в КИВА за кредитом суммой 21 000 гривен. Полученную дополнительную прибыль Александр планирует потратить на увеличение ассортимента товара и улучшение торгового места: он планирует вместе с отцом построить второе помещение под магазин и перенести туда автозапчасти, чтобы было дав отдельных магазина.

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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
  • 2
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    Ukraine Loans Fundraising
  • $6,441,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.1
    Ukraine Hryvnia (UAH) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,600 helped Alexander to purchase a new lot of notebook computers and printers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 16, 2012
Aug 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014