4, My Kids, Inc.?
4, My Kids is an organization soon to be
non-profit that will help families eliminate
debt and provide scholarships for teens.
What inspired the idea behind your
I have been broke! I have been without money for
secondary education and so has my teenage
daughter. The experience of life was behind the
idea for this organization. I have been approved
to use a debt elimination program from Pastor
Ced Reynolds in my organization.
How long has it been since it launched?
The formation was launched in November of 2007
What is your company’s best selling
We don't have a product.
How did you come up with your business
As a parent I do all things for my kids! ;)
What was the process you went through
to go from idea to successful business?
I am still working on success. The idea started,
funding has to take place etc.
What one lesson you wish you had known
before you started?
Learning how not to procrastinate.
Did you have any previous experience
that you were able to apply to
My Kids, Inc.?
Yes, I have worked in the non-profit industry
before; I know how hard it is to fund raise and
create awareness in the community.
What kind of things have you learned as
I have learned that your children watch your
every move. They decide what is for their future
and what is not. I have learned that you can use
them to help you grow and work at your business,
but they may not have the entrepreneurial
How does your family get involved?
When I ask them, they will help pack bags, and
load the car for various events.
What one piece of advice would you like
to share with other Moms who are thinking of
starting their own business?
Take it slow. Know your market/clientele and
make sure it is a passion of yours!