Alexander is married with twins. He lives in a small agricultural town of Vodyanoye. Alexander grows vegetables. He owns six big greenhouses and two separate ones for seedlings. He has invested about 70,000 Grivnyas in this business. Alexander has been in farming business for six years.
Alexander is requesting a loan of 15,000 Grivnyas to purchase plastic film. He is planning to re-cover his six greenhouses before the upcoming spring farming season to plant early tomatoes and protect them from freezing temperatures. In general, Alexander is hoping to use 5,000 Grivnyas out of the whole amount to purchase the film, 6,000 Grivnyas to purchase fertilizers, 3,000 Grivnyas to purchase coal and the rest for miscellaneous expenses related to greenhouse business.
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.