Irina is divorced and has one son. She owns a small business that sells clothing at the central market in Novomoskovsk and has been in this business for fifteen years. She has always offered high quality products and excellent client service. She has many repeat clients that make her business a success. Irina has an active life that encourages her business neighbors and friends.
Irina has used micro-loans before and found them very helpful. This time, she would like to borrow 20,000 Grivnas to increase her inventory. She hopes to increase her sales and receive additional income to take better care of her family as well as help her son pay for college.
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.