Nicole Massiah was EIIG’s first loan recipient. She is a New York native who has been passionate about baking since childhood. She started Krumbz Bakery, a bakery in Atlanta, after making her own wedding cake, and her business has been flourishing ever since! Krumbz is dedicated to providing desserts that are extraordinary in taste and looks.
Johari Africa seeks to empower African refugee women with strength and dignity by employing them to produce traditional African clothing and accessories. Johari sells eco-friendly items such as handbags, dresses, jewelry and more that celebrate the African cultures of the women who create them.
Eden Fesshazion is an Atlanta-based attorney, specializing in immigration, family law, and personal injury. In combination with EIIG consulting teams, Eden has made great strides in expanding her business by increasing the breadth of her practice areas and clientele.
SHWAXX is a personal care company, focusing on Hair Butters, Creams, Pomades & Gels. The company's inspiration was rooted in softening rough/coarse beards, something Kevin was all too familiar with standing behind his barber chair for over 32 years, but quickly grew into hydrating, softening and styling all textures of hair.
WUNDERgrubs is a bakery that leverages protein-rich mealworms through traditional snacks (cookies, granola bars, protein powder) to deliver increased nutritional gain to every customer. WUNDERgrubs's mission is to promote the reception of food security by channels of sustainable food sources.
Carla’s Boutik shares, explores and embraces cultural diversity through an eclectic fusion of fashion, art and beauty for women and men from around the globe. Originally carrying silver jewelry from Quebec, it now offers “global infused style” from every continent but Antarctica, including jewelry humanely made from animal horns, bones, and shells.