Yuriy is married. He sells fishing equipment at the local market in Vinogradovo city. Yuriy started this business 4 years ago. His kiosk is located right in the center of the market. There is almost no competition at this market, so Yuriy's business goes well. His income is about 3,000 UAH per month.
Yuriy would like to develop his business further. He wants to purchase more inventories to attract more clients. He wants to borrow 11,000 UAH to cover the demand he has at the moment. Yuriy invests most of his income back into his business.
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.