Victoria is married with a son and a daughter. Her family is an ordinary, middle-class family from Novomoskovsk, Ukraine. Victoria started her own business 10 years ago and has developed it into a stable and successfully growing trade. Currently, her income is about $400 a month. Victoria likes working in the food market and has many faithful customers. She operates her business with integrity and skill and is looked up to by others as an entrepreneur of authority and intelligence.
Victoria is hoping to get a loan of $800 to further develop her trade so that she can continue to feed her family. She would like to increase the assortment of merchandise for sale in her kiosk. This additional supply of inventory combined with Victoria’s work ethic and experience will enable her to expand her business and increase her income.
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.