Olga is married and has a grown son. She and her family live in Pavlograd. Olga lost her previous job due to downsizing so she decided to start her own business. Today Olga owns a small business selling men’s shirts and sweaters in the central city market. Her prices are relatively low. Olga has been working in the market for about 15 years. Olga is a very honest, client-friendly, and hard-working entrepreneur. She has many loyal customers. Currently, her turnover capital is about 36,000 UAH and her monthly income is 3500-4000 UAH.
Olga is requesting a loan of 10,000 UAH to increase her winter clothing assortment. She is hoping to continue expanding her trade and would like to open one more vending facility in the market.
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.