Fourth Grade Student Creates An Online Thrift Shop Designed For Low Income Families In The Community!
A fourth grade #Brooklyn New York Student is lending a helping a hand to low income families within his community by creating an online thrift shop designed specifically for them.
According to #Blavity ; Obocho Peters, 10 initially created I am Obocho Store to provide educational and financial assistance to members within his community. Sources have indicated that the online thrift shop sells new and used garments for children; from infant sizes to 12 years old.
Obocho sites the move Avengers : infinity war as a direct inspiration for his entrepreneurship endeavors. "I wanted eight toys from the movie that my mom couldn’t afford so I asked her to help me sell the clothes, shoes and toys I don’t want to raise the money.”
”Now it’s something bigger. I want to help make things easier for other families.“
Obocho states that he is in hopes of providing cost friendly items to families as a way to cut back on expenses in order to save and provide college funding for children within his community. He also aspires to open a store front in Brooklyn some time next year.
Obocho and his mom have even created a #GofundMe account to help with the cost of opening a office space.