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Total loan: $7,500
West Jordan, UT, United States / Services
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Elvia's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!
A loan helped me to purchase my own retail license to pay my employees better.
When I arrived in the United States I began working in a restaurant. At this restaurant, there were many customers who worked for the hospital. At one point, a chiropractor asked me to work for him as a receptionist. My duties included helping the patients with the paperwork required for the attorney. I later became the doctor's assistant. I loved my job, but it killed me to leave my children unattended for so long after school. I decided to leave my job, and start selling door-to-door internet and cable services. The owner of the retail store offered to assist me with marketing on the radio. I was able to announce my ad with my voice. I was live on the radio. Once I started announcing my own ads, I was offered a job on the radio station, and now am able to announce my ads as part of the trade for the past 10 years selling for different retailers of cable and internet.