Larisa is married with an 11-year-old daughter, Alina. Larisa is a clothing sales entrepreneur from Novomoskovsk in the Dnepropetrovsk region. She sells men's outerwear, such as jeans, shirts and t-shirts in the central market of her home town. Her hard work and natural openness have been instrumental in her business expansion. Larisa has been in the market for six years. Currently, she has 30,000 UAH in inventory.
Larisa is hoping to use the loan of 16,400 UAH to purchase additional merchandise and diversify the assortment of inventory she offers for sale. Larisa's business is a considerable contribution to the family's budget. She and her husband work hard to make some savings to pay for their daughter's studies in college.
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.