Dmytriy is married and has a grown son. Dmytriy runs a farming enterprise growing crops such as tomato, cabbage and marrow squash. He lives in the small town of Gladkovka. Dmytriy first tried his luck in the farming business 20 years ago. Presently, he has 60,000 Grivnyas of turnover capital. His average net profit amounts to 3,300 Grivnyas a month.
Dmitriy is requesting a loan of 10,000 Grivnyas to invest in growing 3,000 early spring tomato, 1,000 cucumber, and 500 marrow squash bush-type plants, and 10,000 cabbage clusters. Dmytriy is an experienced farmer. He knows that the key to success in growing vegetables in greenhouses is to know what to plant and when. Dmitriy enjoys his job. He likes to supply his customers with healthy, organic produce every year.
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.