Sergei owns a farming business. He grows cucumbers and tomatoes in green houses. This is a seasonal business, and most of the crops are sold in May and June. The earlier one can sell the produce, the better prices are.
Sergei has been in this business for six years. He enjoys it very much and wants to develop it further.
Sergei is asking for a loan to purchase film for his greenhouses, as well as some seeds and fertilizers. He hopes to raise good crops and have a successful sales season. Sergei is divorced and has one daughter that lives with her mother. Sergei lives with his parents.
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.