Valeriy is married with two children. He has his own kiosk at the market where he sells clothing. He has been in this business for six years and his monthly income is 3,000 UAH.
Besides market sales, Valeriy also goes around to neighboring villages in order to be closer to his clients. He has repeat clients that order items for him to bring back.
Valeriy is a responsible and hardworking person. Constant demand motivates him to develop his business further. He would like to borrow 9,000 UAH to increase his inventory. His business goal is to have a small shop with better conditions for his clients.
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.