Valentina has a small grocery sales business that she operates from a space under a covered pavilion in the busy city market in Kahovka, Ukraine. Valentina is a very experienced market vendor, having been in business over ten years. She works many long hours in a week to make a good income. Her profit for a typical month is about 2,500 Gryvnas, a valuable source of income for her and her husband Alexander.
Valentina would like to continue the success of her business and has requested a loan of 12,000 Gryvnas to help purchase food inventory to sell. Valentine appreciates the opportunity to receive financial assistance that will help her to make a better life for her family.
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.