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Galina is a widow with two kids. She runs a small business selling linen sheets and blankets in the market in Belaya Tserkov, Ukraine. Galina has been in business for over 7 years. Galina has an enterprising spirit. She is very hard-working and persevering. The success she has achieved in her business is a direct result of her efforts and commitment to her work.

Galina would like to get a loan for 5000 Grivnas to open a new vending facility and stock it with necessary merchandise. A wide selection of retail items will help her better present the benefits of her products and services to her customers. Galina tries to avoid copying the products of other market vendors. She has built a good reputation for the quality of her products and support services. We believe that her constant quest to improve her business and services will help her achieve continued success and enable her to repay this loan on time.

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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
  • 6
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    Ukraine Loans Fundraising
  • $6,552,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.6
    Ukraine Hryvnia (UAH) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Galina to stock inventory in her new vending facility.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 10, 2008
Aug 27, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2009