Vasya is married with a teenage daughter Vanessa. He lives in Vinogradovo, Western Ukraine. Vasya sells fishing supplies, fishing rods and tents in a small retail store located at a wholesale market in his home town. He doesn’t have many competitors which helps his business keep a solid standing. Vasya launched this venture 5 years ago. Currently, he has 50,000 Grivnyas in inventory. His profit amounts to 5,000 Grivnyas a month.
Vasya is requesting a 14,000 Grivnya loan to increase his working capital. Main characteristics of his business are consistency and stability. Vasya is hoping to keep his business running and efficient in the future. One of his short-term plans is to open one more vending location in his home town of Vinogradovo.
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.