Yuriy is married. He sells agriculture products in the small markets neighboring his town. Yuriy uses his van to get to the markets and sells the produce right off the van. The net profit is 5,000 Grivnas per month.
Yuriy started this business 10 years ago. His persistence and hard work have helped Yuriy succeed and overcome competition. He has repeat clients who buy food from him every week. So when Yuriy goes to a market, people are waiting for him right there.
Yuriy would like to borrow 10,000 Grivnas to increase his assortment of products. His business goal is to open a bulk food store, providing for small business owners like him, good quality food they can bring to their clients.
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.