Irina is married and has grown children. She is a small market entrepreneur from Novaya Kahovka. Irina sells women’s clothing merchandise in one of the local markets. Irina rents a small facility that serves as a vending outlet. She admits that she started this business because it was the only way to survive when her family was going through some challenging financial times. Irina has been in this business for 8 years. Currently, her turnover capital amounts to 19,800 Grivnyas. Her net profit amounts to 7,000 Grivnyas.
Irina has a long-term view of her venture development and is disciplined with all her business plans. All this promotes successful growth of her business. Moreover, Irina is not afraid of serious amounts of hard work which reveals her great entrepreneurial potential and secures prompt loan repayment. Irina is requesting a 10,000 Grivnya loan to increase the selection of clothing items that she offers for sale in her store.
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.