Vera is married with no children. She sells women's shoes at the central market in Belaya Tserkov. She started this business 16 years ago when her husband got very serious illness and she has to provide for the family herself. Later she found out she enjoyed selling the shoes and began to develop her business.
Today Very has got many repeated clients and a large kiosk. She values Hope loans because they help her to develop her business. Vera would like to borrow 10,000 UAH to purchase the fall collection of shoes. Additional income would help Vera to improve her living conditions.
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.