Svitlana is married with two children. She lives in a small town of Storozhnytsya where she sells groceries and household necessities in a small retail store. Svitlana started this business 2 years ago. Because of her hard work, she has been able to offer more and more variety of goods and earn more income. She currently rents her store, but she dreams of owning her own little shop. She is requesting a loan of 5000 Grivnas (about $623) so continue to diversify the goods she sells and build more income towards realizing her dream.
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.