Olesya is married with a 17-year-old son. She has owned a retail business selling men's clothing for 3 years. She runs this business with her husband, Mykola, and their monthly income is 6,000 UAH.
Olesya used to work as a salesperson in a similar business at the same market. After she got enough experience, she decided to start her own business. Today she has 2 business locations at the market. Olesya's dream is to move to a small store to do retail business. Olesya would like to borrow 15,000 UAH to purchase 100 pairs of jeans.
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.