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Alexandra, her husband, and their three grown sons live in Kamenka. Together, they have been cultivating vegetables on their plot of land for the past 12 years. The business brings a good income, and the family has been able to expand it over time, for example by gradually installing a heating system in the greenhouse for seedlings. Last year, Alexandra's husband suffered a stroke. Presently, he is not quite able to work in the greenhouses, and so Alexandra's sons are her main source of help.

Alexandra needs 24,000 hryvnia in order to purchase seeds, fertilizers and coal, and also to complete the greenhouse heating system. In time, the family would like to have a quality heating system in the seedling greenhouse, in order to be able to grow the seedlings themselves instead of buying them.
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Александра с мужем и тремя взрослыми сыновьями живет в Каменке. Они все вместе занимаются выращиванием овощей на собственном земельном участке вот уже 12 лет. Бизнес приносит хороший доход, получается понемногу развиваться и делать отопление в теплицах для рассады. Муж Александры в прошлом году перенес инсульт. Сейчас особо работать в теплицах не может, поэтому в основном Александре помогают сыновья.
Александре понадобились сумма в 24 000 гривен для покупки семян, удобрений и угля, а также для того, чтобы доделать отопление в теплицах. Со временем хотелось бы доделать качественное отопление в теплице для рассады, чтобы выращивать рассаду самим, а не закупать ее.

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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
  • 8.0
    Ukraine Hryvnia (UAH) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Alexandra to buy seeds, fertilizers and coal, and to finish constructing a greenhouse heating system.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 19, 2012
Jan 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013