Ivan runs a small cafeteria in the central marketplace of his home town of Vinogradovo. It’s a small town in Western Ukraine. There are few nice places to eat that combine good food and pleasant environment. Ivan’s cafeteria is an affordable café where one can always expect a decent meal at a reasonable price. Ivan has been working in the sphere of catering for 10 years. Presently, he has 40,000 Grivnyas in working capital. His income amounts to 6,000 Grivnyas a month.
Ivan is seeking a loan of 12,000 Grivnyas to purchase new quality tables for his cafeteria. He wants to create a nice and welcoming atmosphere in his café to attract new potential customers. One of Ivan’s big dreams is to open a pizza place some day.
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.