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Total loan: $8,500

Avery

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Racine, WI, United States / Education

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A loan helped expand my business, secure a shared space to operate from as well as publish my next 2 books.


Avery's story

The Upendo library was created in 2016. Inspired by my 3 black children. Reading together is one of our favorite pastimes. I soon realized black children were minimally represented in children's books I wanted to change that narrative. Year to date our library has self-published 4 children's books all of which are available through purchase through retailers such as Barnes & noble, target, Walmart, and in schools and libraries throughout Wisconsin.