Vera is married with one son, who is almost 2 years old. Vera sells office supplies at her own small store in a little city named Luchki. She has been in this business for six years. Her income is not big but it is stable. Vera believes she can make her business grow even more by attracting more clients and increasing sales. She would like to borrow 7,000 UAH to increase her inventory. Vera would spend additional income to raise her son.
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.