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Ludmila rents a store at the market, where she sells adhesives and fasteners for construction work. This year, before the election, the authorities granted money to repair roofs of hospitals and schools. There was increased demand for adhesives and fasteners.

Ludmila requests us to give her a loan in order to purchase fasteners, hardware and screws for construction workers, who work with repairing roofs.

There have been positive changes in Ludmila's family. A granddaughter was born, and the grandson started going to school, in the first year. And most important - Ludmila's husband quit drinking. When asked how he did this, Ludmila says that she simply started loving him more!
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Людмила арендует магазин на рынке, где она продает строительные крепления. В этом году перед выборами власти выдали деньги на ремонт крыш больницам и школам. Появился повышенный спрос на крепежные материалы. Людмила просит предоставить ей кредит, чтобы закуписть крепеж, метизы и болты для строительных бригад, которые работают по ремонту крыш.

В семье Людмилы произошли положительные изменения. Родилась внучка, а внук пошел в школу в первый класс. А саоме главное - муж Людмилы бросил пить. На вопрос как он это сделал, Людмила говорит, что просто начала его больше любить!

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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
  • 5
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    Ukraine Loans Fundraising
  • $6,552,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.2
    Ukraine Hryvnia (UAH) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Ludmila to purchase adhesives and fasteners for selling to construction workers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2012
Oct 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013