Mikhailo is married with a teenage son. He is an entrepreneur from Beregovo, Western Ukraine. Mikhailo used to be a policeman and has had much experience working in the security industry. After he resigned three years ago, he opened a private security guard services agency and hired several security officers. Mikhailo invested about 50,000 Grivnyas in his business. Currently, he receives about 6,000 Grivnyas in net profit each month.
Mikhailo is requesting a loan of 6,500 Grivnyas to purchase new uniforms for his employees – security guards. All his employees are trained to work in this sphere deterring illegal actions and criminal activity. Their duties include manning posts at different offices and facilities, checking people and vehicles entering and leaving the property and monitoring alarms and security cameras.
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.