Irina G. is single. She runs a footwear sales business in one of the local markets in her home town of Zaporozhye. She sells shoes, boots and sock liners. Irina owns a nice spacious vending kiosk. She opened it 3 years ago. Presently, Irina has 17,000 UAH invested in inventory. Her monthly income amounts to 7,000 UAH. Irina is seeking to expand her business. She is hoping to use this loan of 5,500 UAH to finish re-construction of her second vending facility and stock it with merchandise. Irina is a determined person. She always seeks to achieve her goals and works hard to succeed.
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.