Andriy is 21 years old and single. He sells bags and some clothing at a small store that he rents. Andrei started this business two years ago with the help of his mother, who has been in a similar business for many years. Andrei enjoys learning about sales and making progress with his business. He would like to develop it further and increase the variety of his stock. He is requesting a loan of 10,000 UAH, and hopes to invest the additional income he makes 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.