Svetlana is married with one daughter. She sells all kinds of food in her own little store. The store is located in a good area that brings many clients. Svetlana has operated this business for 7 years. She always offers good and fresh products. Her clients know and value this. Svetlana is honest, entrepreneurial and hard working. She makes every effort to make her business a nice and attractive place for her customers. Svetlana is requesting a loan of 9,550 Ukranian hryvnia (or about $1150) to diversify her store's stock. She hopes to use the additional income to improve her business 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.