Tatyana owns a small business, selling women's underwear at the central market in Ivano-Frankovsk, Ukraine. She started this business 4 years ago, when she graduated from High school. She followed her mother's example, her mother had a similar business and extensive sales experience.
During the 4 years Tatyana has learnt the advantages and hardships of being in a small business. She enjoys being independent and is ready to work hard to reach her current business goal, which is to start a second location. Tatyana is asking for a loan of 12,000 UAH to purchase more inventory.
Tatyana is single and this business is her only source of 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.