A married mother of one daughter, Angela Irina works in one of the local marketplaces in Zaporozhye called “Yubileinyi.” She sells men’s shirts and ties. Irina has been in this trade for 10 years. She has gained rich experience dealing with customers, suppliers, and competitors. Presently, Irina has about 8000 Grivnas in merchandise. Her gross income is about 6000 Grivnas.
Irina is requesting this loan of 6000 Grivnas to increase her inventory, boost her sales, and generate additional income. Irina is hoping to use a portion of profit she receives from increased sales for personal purposes and invest the rest in further development of her 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.