Svetlana is married with two daughters. She lives in Zaporozhye. Svetlana sells women’s outer clothing in one of the biggest marketplaces of her home town. She owns a vending location and also rents two more and has hired employees to work there. Svetlana has been in business for over 12 years. Presently, she has about 30,000 Grivnyas invested in inventory. Her monthly income amounts to 18,000 Grivnyas.
Svetlana is seeking a loan of 8,000 Grivnyas to purchase seasonal footwear for the up-coming fall season. She is a typical workaholic, ready to spend long hours at work to achieve success. Svetlana is hoping to see her business grow and develop. One of her long-term goals is to purchase a nice facility and open her own clothing store.
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.