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Peter has been working as a train operator for 25 years. Peter enjoys his work and fishing with friends. Peter is an all-around handyman. He does not fear any type of job. Recently, he decided to make repairs on his house, specifically, to hang drywall on walls and the ceiling, and to update the floor with high quality laminate. To achieve this, he needs 20,000 hryvni to purchase construction materials. Peter is planning to give the two renovated rooms to his daughter, who is getting married soon. Because the new family will not have the means to rent their own housing, they will live with their parents.
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Петр работает машинистом поезда. Стаж работы - 25 лет. Петру нравится его работа, а также рыбалка с друзьями.
Петр - мастер на все руки. Он не боится никакой работы. Недавно он решил сам сделать ремонт в своем доме - поклеить гипсокартон на стены и потолок, а также обновить пол, положив качественный ламинат. Для этого ему нужны средства на материалы в размере 20,000 гривен. В отремонтированные две комнаты Петр планирует поселить свою дочь, которая скоро выходит замуж. У молодой семьи пока что не будет возможности снимать жилье и они будут жить вместе с родителями.

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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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.


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 $2,475 helped Peter to repair two rooms in his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 11, 2013
Sep 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2015