Tatyana is married with two grown daughters. She is a small market entrepreneur from Zaporozhye in thesouth-eastern part of Ukraine. She runs a clothing sales business at a local marketplace. Tatyana sells silk and chiffon scarves and wraps. She has been in this business for 13 years. Currently, Tatyana has 36,000 Grivnyas invested in inventory. Her net profit amounts to 7,000 – 8,000 Grivnyas a month.
Tatyana is seeking a loan of 12,600 Grivnyas to purchase delicate light scarves and swimsuits for the upcoming summer season. She is hoping to diversify her merchandise by adding swimsuits to her inventory. Tatyana’s merchandise is unique at the marketplace and low competition only adds to the success of her growing business.
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.