Nadezhda is married with two teenage children. She is a farmer from Vodyanoye, where she grows early spring vegetables in her garden and greenhouses. Nadezhda owns 2 land lots and 6 big arched greenhouses. She has been running her farming business for 9 years and has invested about 90,000 UAH in her business. Her annual expenses on seeds and polyethylene film amount to 45,000 UAH.
Nadezhda is seeking a loan of 7,000 UAH to purchase an irrigation unit for her garden, which will ensure reasonable and efficient water management. One of her long-term plans is to construct a new greenhouse on her land and continue expanding her business as a result. Note: This is a seasonal loan that will be repaid in 3 months.
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.