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Jun 15, 2016 7:47 AM ET

Archived: marisela: Gastronomique – help expand this socially conscious business to be able to offer more local and European products

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Marisela’s story

I’m a motivated hard working and strong mother and wife, I completed my college studies in Venezuela where I was part of the synchronized swimming national team, I have and incredible drive and the ability to solve problems creatively, and timely. I enjoy independence and have recently embarked on a business venture, I’m starting with personal funds and need some extra help for operation budget and inventory. My little company has a social conscience, using local growers, artisans and best practice farmers, is a community space and a delicious cheeses and dry meets market





This loan is special because:

It will help expand this socially conscious business offer more local and European products.

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More about this loan

Business Description

We sell local and European food products, local products are source whiting 75 miles from the shop, more often less than 20 miles, we have sustainable living classes and participate in community interest organizations, we started this business with the idea to bring 2 worlds to our little town and to create a shop where sustainability and local food artisans had a place in the center of town, My biggest challenge so far is the little things I didn’t know how to do like the plumbing plans for the city and length of time needed to wait for approvals, Locals who drive a minimum of 37 miles to the nearest specialty cheese shop and the more than 7000 international employees from a local company (ESRI), also Redlands Bowl and Loma Linda medical hospital

What is the purpose of this loan?

We need to install a floor sink and the lowest bit we have is for $4000, also need to secure inventory $3100 and be able to hire an additional employee (college students and high school students over the summer months) this loan will allow for the door to open, I had so much help from so many friends and family, my family could stop worrying about the future of the business and just enjoy mom!

About Gastronomique

Industry: Food
Years in operation: 6 months – 1 year




A loan of $9,875 helps Marisela this loan will help with the final instalations working capital and inventory.



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