Natalya is married. She is an entrepreneur from Melitopol, where she runs a small clothing sales business. Natalya sells women’s outer clothing items in one of the local markets. She is an experienced market vendor, and has been running this venture for 12 years. Currently, Natalya has 150,000 Grivnyas worth of inventory. Her income amounts to 9,000 Grivnyas a month.
The approaching spring season means increased buyer activity. After a long winter, many Ukrainians are ready to get out and shop. Natalya recognizes a good opportunity to broaden the selection of goods she offers and increase her sales volume. Natalya is requesting a loan of 15,000 Grivnyas to increase the selection of clothing merchandise she offers for sale in her kiosk. Natalya is known as an open and lively woman who cares about her customers' needs. As she provides for the needs of others, she will be able to generate the necessary funds to adequately provide for herself and her family.
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.