Vladimir is married with two sons: 20-year-old Dennis and 12-year-old Artyom. Vladimir lives in Kamenka, which is a predominantly agricultural region of Ukraine. He grows early spring vegetables in his greenhouses for further sale. Vladimir owns two greenhouses and a swinery. He has been working in the sphere of farming for 22 years. He has already invested about 150,000 Grivnyas in this enterprise.
Vladimir is seeking a 15,000 Grivnya loan to purchase seeds and polyethylene film. He has recently purchased additional land and constructed another swine barn there. Currently, Vladimir is planning to finish building two more greenhouses for tomatoes at the property he owns. One of his personal goals is to help his children through college and give them a good start in life.
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.