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Total loan: $5,000


Tabernash, CO, United States / Food

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A loan helped get my sustainably-minded cafe (a dream years in the making) up and running through paying for initial remodel costs of our historic building and other licensing fees.

Olivia's story

I've been starting businesses since I was 8. First, there was the nail salon in my living room, where my only clients were my great-grandma and my mom. From there, it was dog walking for my neighbors, and selling hand-knit coffee coozies in college. Although not surprisingly, those childhood start-ups weren't my ultimate passion, I learned valuable lessons, encouraged by my parents, about hard work and pursuing my goals. I currently work first and foremost as a mother to three amazing little girls (my oldest is about to start Kindergarten). Additionally, I've spent the past four years building a successful online business where I share my passion for sustainability, tiny living, and intentionality. Through my blog and freelance work, I've connected with individuals and brands around the world who are working to improve our environment and working conditions and, in turn, have pushed me to do the same. My dream is to continue my work in sustainability by pairing it with my love for community and specialty coffee. I hope to build a cafe that inspires other businesses and individuals to consider their environmental impact while helping them feel welcome and part of a community, and of course, well-caffeinated.