What does your business do?
We are in the process of acquiring properties to utilize as
transitional housing for domestic violence survivors. We also do
advocacy, provide supportive services, and educate on domestic
When and why did you start the biz?
I started this business in early 2019 because I finally decided to
move forward with an cause that I am passionate about.
How Many People are in your Company?
Where's your office?
My office is everywhere that I can take my phone, ipad and laptop.
What's the toughest part of running your biz?
What's the most fun part?
Connecting with domestic violence survivors and other community
resources to educate and raise awareness.
Anything you would have done differently?
No, everything in life is a learning experience. As long as I'm
learning, I have no regrets.
What's next on the horizon for your biz?
Applying for tax exempt status, securing more funding in order to
reach our goals.
What advice do you have for others?
Don't give up, when things get hard, remember why you started.
How do you use Idea Cafe to help your biz?
Idea Cafe provides a lot of resources and helpful information for new
businesses which includes resources for grant funding.
School (where, still in school, degree)?
Wright State University, Bachelor's Degree in Psychology
Prior jobs or business?
I have a education/career background in social work and mental
health, I have taught career readiness curriculum while working in
Indian (Chicken Tikka Masala)
What are your pets' names?
Do any of these pets help with your biz?
Is there any one person or event in your life that led
you to go into business for yourself?
My own history is what inspired me to create this business, I am also
a domestic violence survivor who knows first hand what it is like to
need to leave an abusive situation in a hurry with no secure plan.
P.O. Box 1384
Marietta, GA 30060