Igor is married with two sons. He is a farming entrepreneur from Kamenka. Igor owns two big greenhouses and grows vegetables for sale. He started this business 11 years ago. Currently, he grows 3,000 tall-grown tomatoes every year. Igor has invested 25,000 UAH in this business. His expenses on seeds and polyethylene film amount to 10,000 to 13,000 UAH every year.
Igor is seeking a loan of 7,500 UAH to construct an additional greenhouse for tomato seedlings. He has potential for further growth and development of his business. Igor is planning to construct a few more greenhouses in the future.
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.