Mariya is married with a 10-year-old son, Sergyi. She is a market vendor selling men’s footwear and clothing in her home town of Khoost. The merchandise Mariya offers for sale in her kiosk is of good quality and at an affordable price. Mariya has been in business for two years. Presently, her net profit amounts to 1,350 Grivnyas a month.
Mariya is requesting a 6,500 Grivnya loan to increase the selection of assorted clothing and footwear she offers for sale in her kiosk. She can be characterized as a consistent client and borrower. Her good standing with other market vendors and customers add to her positive reputation as a prospective entrepreneur.
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.