Irina is an entrepreneur from Kamenka-Dneprovskaya, Ukraine. She has been in agricultural business for many years growing vegetables for sale. Last year she started a new business -- selling packed food in a small kiosk. The business began to grow. Now Irina would like to open a second location to increase her sales. Her husband and teen-age son help Irina in this new family business. Irina is asking for a loan of 21,000 Grivnas to purchase a kiosk and start a second location.
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.