September 16, 2021
Congratulations to Kersti Pitre, Founder of Pitre Fam LLC for being the WomensNet $5,000 August Business Specific Grant recipient in the category of “Hair Care/Products.”
Pitre Fam LLC’s mission is to inform the youth about the importance of self-care and self-braiding through a series of classes. “Our hair courses teach young black girls a lucrative trade while also building their confidence and self-esteem, ” says, Pitre.
The WomensNet Business Specific Grant will help Pitre fund materials for hair courses, such as hair mannequins and hair tools. This grant will also help fund Pitre cosmetic line as well.
Reminder that the category of the $5,000 Business Specific Grant in September is “Education and Childcare”. If you applied for an Amber Grant in 2021 and your business is related to mental and emotional support, you’re eligible to win the $5,000. If you’re going to apply in September, you’re eligible to win both the $10,000 Amber Grant as well as the $5,000 Business Specific Grant.