Tuyana is single. She lives with her mother and helps her as her Mom is retired and has some health issues. They live in Berdyansk which is a resort town in the south of Ukraine. Tuyana runs a small enterprise selling women’s clothing, bijouterie, scarves, socks, leggings, etc. in the central market of her home town. She has been in this trade for 15 years and has gained much experience working in this sphere of business. Presently, Tuyana has about 18,000 Grivnyas in working capital. Her income amounts to 10,000 Grivnyas a month.
Tuyana is seeking a loan of 8,700 Grivnyas to diversify assorted merchandise she offers for sale in her vending kiosk. She is hoping to use additional funding to grow and expand her trade and her income as a result. Tuyana is an entrepreneur of integrity. Her professional management skills and friendly customer service have ensured her business a stable standing in this market niche.
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.