Sergei is married with a son. He is a businessman from Novomoskovsk, where he runs a small trade selling office supplies. Sergei owns a kiosk in the central city market. He launched his trade 10 years ago. Currently, he has about 35,000 Grivnyas invested in his business.
Sergei has used Kiva loans before and was able to extend his business to three locations providing workplaces for his wife and sister. He is known as a consistent and honest entrepreneur who tries to have a proactive attitude in life.
This time Sergei is requesting a loan of 15,000 Grivnyas to purchase more inventory. He hopes to increase the sales and make more income to take better care of his family.
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.