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Electronics RepairUnited StatesAndre has always had a passion for technology. He started fixing computers in college, but for many years before that, he would disassemble computers and printers in order ...Read their story >
ServicesUnited StatesOriginally from Brazil, Anderson decided to start his own auto parts removal company over two years ago to supplement his income. He is currently the sole owner and operato...Read their story >
ServicesUnited StatesJacinto is the owner of a landscaping business operating in Hackensack, New Jersey. He will use this loan to purchase equipment to better serve his clients. Read their story >
Cosmetics SalesUnited StatesMaria started off her career in the healthcare industry as a medical assistant. This mother of three worked long hours, caring for each and every one of her patients. While...Read their story >
Clothing SalesUnited StatesIn January 2015, Jamila decided to pursue her vision of opening a clothing boutique. Her ultimate goal was to help people not only to look good on the outside, but also to ...Read their story >
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