Sergei is married with two daughters. He sells shoes at Dneprovski market in Kherson city. He started this business 10 years ago. At that time, he lost his job and his family needed a stable source of income. Sergei saw the positive experience of his friends and decided to try. Sergei is the kind of person who can finish things he starts. He is disciplined and responsible. He is persistent enough to overcome barriers on the way to success. Today this business brings 7,000 UAH of income and enables Sergei to provide for his family. Sergei would like to borrow 15,000 UAH to purchase more shoes. Sergei enjoys his business and wants to develop it even further.
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.