Olga is divorced and has one child, a son who is grown and lives on his own. She makes a living selling women's shoes at her town's central market. She went into business 15 years ago and has done a great job of expanding her business and acquiring repeat customers. She enjoys her work and is eager to continue expanding her small company
Olga has applied for a loan for 10,000 Grivnas to buy items for the upcoming fall season. She plans to use the increased income made possible by this loan to improve her living conditions.
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.