Galina is divorced and has a grown daughter. She sells toys and games at Angolenko market in Zaporozhye city. Galina owns two vending locations. She offers a flexible pricing policy and very friendly customer service which has helped her business grow and flourish. Galina has been in the trade for 15 years. Currently, she has about 20,000 UAH in inventory. Her monthly profit is about 5,000 UAH.
Galina is requesting a loan of 15,000 UAH to purchase water games for the summer season. As a good manager, she has succeeded in managing all of her previous loans and repaid all of them in a timely fashion. Galina is thankful for the opportunity to use KIVA loans because they strengthen her trade and provide an important profit margin to improve her business.
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.