Alicia is a recent college graduate in IT and entrepreneur at heart. After graduation, she started her own eco-friendly vehicle detailing service through the franchise, DetailXPerts, which uses steam-cleaning methods to conserve water and energy. As a first-time business owner in the early stages of operation, Alicia is responsible for marketing, management and all other aspects of business. She is incredibly dedicated to continuing the expansion of her business and plans to undergo a four-month training program to further her expertise in client outreach. With the help of this loan, Alicia will grow her business to accommodate her ever increasing number of clients. She would like to purchase an additional generator, uniforms, business cards, and insurance as well as initiate a new marketing campaign. Alicia aspires to grow her business so that she is able to employ residents of her native community of Detroit.
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This loan is part of the Kiva City Detroit initiative in partnership with Accion East and Online. Kiva City Detroit is a subset of Kiva City, a program that allows Kiva lenders to make microloans to small businesses in the United States with the help of community organizations and U.S. Field Partners.