Lidiya is married with a grown son. She is an entrepreneur from Zaporozhye, where she sells footwear and clothing merchandise in one of the local markets. Moreover, Lidiya owns a second vending pavilion in the same neighborhood. She can be characterized as a determined and hard-working entrepreneur with a vision for consistent growth of her business. Lidiya has been in the trade for 13 years. Currently, she has invested 25,000 Grivnyas in this business. Her gross income is about 13,000 Grivnyas.
Lidiya is requesting a loan of 6,900 Grivnyas to purchase seasonal merchandise for her vending locations. She loves her job and is hoping to grow both professionally and economically.
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.