Alexander is married and has one child. He offers taxi services using his personal car. Alexander used to work at a plant which was later downsized. Then he worked as a guard at a security company. After that he decided to become self-employed and began using his car as a taxi. He has been a taxi driver for 6 years now. His monthly income is about 5,000 UAH.
Alexander would like to borrow 10,000 UAH to fix the engine of his car. His business goal is to make enough income to be able to help his son get a better education. Alexander is a family man and has decided to work only during the daytime in order to spend more time with his family.
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.