A loan of $1,850 helped to build another greenhouse and to purchase fertilizer, seeds, and plastic covering.


Irina's story

Irina is from Gladkovka. She has been involved in the greenhouse business for 20 years now. She has her own plot of land which is 36 are in size (1 are is equal to 100 square meters), and rents another 11 are from a neighbour. On this land she grows early, mid, and late vegetables, in particular, tomatoes, cucumbers, cabbage and cauliflower. Irina needs to borrow 15,000 Ukrainian Hryvnya to buy fertilizer, plastic covering, and seeds, and to build another greenhouse in anticipation of the new growing season.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Tracey Orr



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