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Total loan: $10,000


Cincinnati, OH, United States / Retail

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A loan helped us purchase needed bakery equipment for the fall opening of our new gourmet cookie shop.

Christina's story

I am a wife and mother of a two and four year old that I love dearly. I grew up in the inner city where I was raised by my wonderful mother and grandparents. The neighborhood where I grew up was very unsafe with high crime and violence. I remember waking up several nights to the sound of gun shots and hearing the loud sirens of an ambulance. My mother eventually moved us to a better neighborhood, but it was still unsafe. I realized in that moment that I needed to work hard, attend college, and obtain a good paying job to move myself and our family to a better neighborhood. I decided to obtain my undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice and my goal was to become an investigator. Following graduation, I was hired as an investigator with a government agency and I resigned after a year, as I realized it wasn't my passion. I then went back to graduate school for Social Work. I graduated and obtained employment as a Social Worker for a year and realized that wasn't my passion either. I realized that my passion was to bake and become my own boss which is what impacted me to launch my business. Today I am happy that I finally get to live out a dream come true and can call myself the CEO of Davis Cookie Collection. My dreams for the future are to open other Davis Cookie Collection locations within Cincinnati and in other States.