Ivan is married with one teen-aged daughter. He offers transportation services by taking passengers every day on a certain route. His income is 4,000 Grivnas a month.
Ivan has been in the transportation business for 3 years. He used to have a small store where he and his wife worked together. Later his wife decided she would not sell alcohol and tobacco at the store. Ultimately Ivan decided to sell the store and change the business.
Ivan is requesting a loan of 13,000 Grivnas to fix the engine. The car broke and is not working at the moment. Ivan cannot make any income until he fixes the car.
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.