Volodymyr is married with two children. He is a private businessman from Ganoosivka, Ivano-Frankivsk region. Volodymyr sells household items and construction supplies in small towns in his region. He has a car that facilitates his business endeavors. Every day he travels to a different town to sell his merchandise at reasonable prices. Presently, his monthly income amounts to 10,000 Grivnyas.
Volodymyr is requesting a loan of 20,000 Grivnyas to purchase 100 tins of assorted paint, as well as a ton of cement and assorted workwear for further retail sale in the markets of his region. Volodymyr has been in the trade for over six years. He has no competitors, which helps his business grow and develop even more rapidly. The business is the main source of income for his family. One of Volodymyr’s personal goals is to finish construction of his private house, which has been his long-nurtured dream.
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.