Vitaliy used to make trips to Siberia, Russia, to make his living because of the high unemployment in Western Ukraine. A few years ago, he decided to stop this activity and start his own small business where he lives. His started a printing business several years ago. This type of business seemed like one that could bring a stable and high income. Today he has a number of repeat clients that order various printed materials from him. Vitaliy would like to receive a loan of 10,000 UAH to purchase supplies for printing like paper, toner, paint, etc. He hopes to receive additional income and improve his living conditions. Vitaliy is not married and lives in his own apartment.
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.