Svetlana is widowed with one child. She rents space in a department store and sells women's clothing. Svetlana has been in this business for 11 years. She inherited it from her parents. At that time, the business was located in the market. Svetlana was able to move the business into a store where she has better work conditions and more clients.
Svetlana would like to borrow 10,000 hryvnia to increase her assortment. She hopes to make additional income and improve her living 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.