Yuriy is married. He sells fishing equipment at the local market in Vinogradovo city. Yuriy started this business 5 years ago. His kiosk is located right in the center of the market. There is almost no competition at this market, so Yuriy's business is doing well. His income is about 4,000 Grivnas per month.
Yuriy is a hardworking person and he would like to develop his business further. He wants to purchase more inventory to attract more clients. Yuriy is requesting a loan of 12,000 Grivnas to purchase fishing rods and supplementary equipment. Yuriy invests most of his income back into his 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.