Sergey is single. He lives in Kamenka. Sergey grows early spring tomatoes. He owns eight greenhouses and a separate one for seedlings.
Sergey plants and grows 8,500 tall-grown tomatoes every year. He has been in agriculture for 10 years. Currently, Sergey has already invested 150,000 Grivnyas in this business. His annual expenses on seeds and polyethylene film amount to 40,000 Grivnyas.
Sergey is requesting a loan of 15,000 Grivnyas to construct two more greenhouses on recently-purchased land. He is hoping to plant more tomatoes in additional greenhouses. Profit generated will be invested in further improvement of conditions in his greenhouses. Sergey is planning to install heating units in all of his greenhouses in the next year.
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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.