Maria is divorced and has two adult children that live separately. She sells clothing at the central market in Zaporozhye city. Maria has been in this business for 10 years. During this time she has got two business locations, many repeated clients and large sales experience. Maria enjoys her business and wants to develop it further. Maria would like to borrow 11,300 UAH to purchase fall and winter inventories. This business is the only source of income for Maria.
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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.