Svetlana is married with one son. She also takes care of her elderly parents and helps them with what they need.
Svetlana sells food at a market that is located close to a railway station. She has been in this business for 13 years. Her income is 3,500 UAH per month.
Svetlana is a very open, enthusiastic and responsible person. She has used small business loans several times and always paid them back on time. This time, Svetlana would like to obtain a loan of 10,000 UAH to increase her inventory. She hopes to sell more and generate additional 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.