Svetlana is married and has three children. She is an entrepreneur from Kamenka who runs a small business selling food items in the local market.
Svetlana sells groceries, tea, coffee, and fruit. She owns a nice big vending kiosk with good quality refrigerated coolers and a wide selection of groceries for sale. She has been in this business for ten years. Currently, Svetlana has about 60,000 UAH in turnover capital. Her profit amounts to 7,000-8,000 UAH a month.
Svetlana is requesting a loan of 16,000 UAH to purchase inventory in bulk. Svetlana’s long-term goal is to open her own little grocery store. She has already purchased land for construction work on it.
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.