Valentina is a widow. She has three grown children. Valentina runs a small business selling clothing and merchandise in a little store close to the central market in her home town of Melitopol. Valentina has been in this trade for 17 years. She has 40,000 Grivnyas in inventory. Her profit amounts to 7,000 Grivnyas a month. Valentina’s business goal is to develop her business further and startup at one more business location.
Valentina is seeking a 8,000 Grivnya loan to purchase assorted merchandise for the current summer season. She is very responsible when it comes to loan repayments. She can be characterized as a hard-working and circumspect individual with clear vision and a determined nature. These personal characteristics help Valentina to succeed in her business endeavors and to repay the current loan without any problems.
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.