Klara runs a cosmetics sales business from a little space at the Univermag store in Vinogradov, Ukraine. In business for about five years, she sells about 14,000 UAH worth of products and makes around 2,000 - 3,000 UAH per month. She has been able to secure a very good location for her business and tries to maintain a broad assortment of quality cosmetic and personal care items to sell. She has requested a loan of 15,000 UAH to increase her working capital and allow her to purchase additional inventory.
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.