Supporting Black female entrepreneurs amid pandemic

"GMA" sponsor Visa is committed to helping small business owners recover from COVID-19 by providing tools and resources to overcome this year's challenges.
3:00 | 09/21/20

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Now we'll help support America's incredible black female entrepreneurs during the pandemic. This segment sponsored by Visa. They're committed to helping small business owners recover from covid-19 by providing tools and resources to overcome all the take a look. Reporter: Two women, two very different businesses. Both powered by heart and hustle. We're small, but we are making an impact. Reporter: Here in New York City this epidemiologist is on a mission to captivate children's imagination through S.T.E.M. She's got some good old fashioned fun. The greatest joy is when I see a child's light up because they learned something. Reporter: The pandemic forcing Kim to pivot and adjust her business model to online classes. I tell kids here are real problems I want you to solve. I didn't know I would have to use the same skills. Reporter: Here in Philadelphia, the better box food truck is serving up famous philly cheese steak egg rolls. Being a minority owned business it was more important to break down those barriers in getting into a male business. Reporter: After expanding last year, Tamika signed a lease on her second restaurant. We invested a lot of money into the expansion project. We were told you can't open it. Reporter: Our sponsor Visa recognizing the value of black female owned businesses offering online resources to many others like no cash, contactless payment solutions. Our hope is more small businesses are digitally enabled and survive the impact of covid. The future of money are in the hands of women. Reporter: They took that hope one step further. I have a little surprise for you Visa and their partner I fund women is awarding you both a $10,000 grant plus $10,000 for marketing and a one year membership to I fund women's coaching. Wow, that's unbelievable. Receiving this today is truly a blessing. Reporter: They're also letting you award another business owner with a $10,000 grant and one year of coaching from I fund women. Icing on the cake that we could help another company. That's brilliant. So good. Thanks to our sponsor Visa. They received such an amazing number of applicants. The company awarded a total of 25 black female business owners with a $10,000 grant. Coming up the inspiring words from a father who found

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