Nataliya is married and has one grown daughter. She sells women's clothing at the central market in Pavlorad, where she has a good location and carries quality inventory. Nataliya has been in this business for 6 years. She decided to start her own business to make additional income for her family after she lost her job because her company was downsizing. Her husband works at a coal mine. Their daughter is a third-year student at college. Nataliya and her husband help their daughter pay for tuition. Nataliya would like to borrow 15,000 Grivnas to purchase seasonal inventory. She has used business loans before and found them very helpful.
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.