Nadezhda is married with two grown children. She lives in Novaya Kahovka. Nadezhda sells retail merchandise in one the local marketplaces in her home town. Her inventory includes socks, pantyhose, pareos, swimsuits and speedos. She has been in this business for 16 years. Currently, her turnover capital amounts to 15,000 Grivnyas. Net profit is 6,000 Grivnyas a month. Nadezhda has 24,000 Grivnyas worth of inventory.
Nadezhda is seeking a loan of 13,000 Grivnyas to purchase a variety of summer merchandise for this vending season. She is an experienced entrepreneur who knows the demand and uses her knowledge to attract more customers. Nadezhda says her business is the main source of income for her family which is why she works hard to keep it running efficiently and bringing in a stable income.
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.