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Donnya

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Saint Albans, NY, United States / Services

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A loan helped make it safer, easier, and more connected for LGBTQ travelers and our business to recover from COVID.


Donnya's story

I grew up on the tiny island of Barbados and I have been working with LGBTQ communities across Barbados for many years. I founded an LGBTQ organization in Barbados that focused on ending discrimination and promoting equality. My work in the LGBTQ space began to grow since expanded to many parts of the world and my life's work has been to create a more inclusive world for LGBTQ people to live and to play. Three years ago, I recognized the power of business and its ability to shape our lives and change our world and our views of the world and I set out to use business as a tool for change. 2020 was a difficult year for everyone, and as a young travel start-up, it could've really ended us. We launched our first travel product in March of 2020, pretty much the worst time to ever launch a travel startup and within about a week our full year of plans was scrapped. Today, despite the losses we are building back bigger and stronger. We're building a travel company that has an emphasis on community travel that's safe, fun, and connected. We'd love your help and your partnership to use business and tech as a force for good and to make travel safe and easy for LGBTQ people who deserve to see the world and local communities who deserve to thrive in it.