Nina is a widow. She had to raise her two children on her own. Nina admits she has had to struggle with many challenges before she could finally find her niche in business. She start selling footwear to provide for her family’s basic needs. Nina has been in the business for seven years.
The business is the sole source of income for Nina’s family. A true entrepreneur, she always tries to determine client needs and preferences. In addition to her marketing skills, Nina brings the qualities of efficient and focused work to creating affordable and high quality merchandise. She is friendly and gracious, always seeking opportunities to meet the needs of her clients. Today Nina is requesting a loan of $1075 to purchase additional inventory. With increased profits, she plans to continue expanding 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.