Ilseyar is married with two children: a 12-year-old son and a 6-year-old daughter. She sells retail items (i.e., camera accessories, office and school supplies) in one of the local marketplaces in her hometown of Kahovka. Ilseyar has been in this business for 11 years. Presently, she has 16,000 UAH invested in inventory. Her net profit is about 6,000 UAH a month.
Ilseyar is requesting a loan of 12,000 UAH to use as working capital to buy necessary inventory and increase assorted merchandise. With her history thus far as an entrepreneur, it will be exciting to watch how her business will grow and prosper in the future.
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.